Technique and management of percutaneous transhepatic cholangial drainage for treating an obstructive jaundice.

@article{Takada1995TechniqueAM,
  title={Technique and management of percutaneous transhepatic cholangial drainage for treating an obstructive jaundice.},
  author={Tadahiro Takada and Hideki Yasuda and Fujio Hanyu},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={1995},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={317-22}
}
BACKGROUND/AIM The authors report on the experience they have gained with regard to the techniques and management of percutaneous transhepatic cholangial drainage (PTCD) as a non-operative method for providing biliary drainage in treating 1,012 patients with obstructive jaundice. MATERIALS AND METHODS The PTCD puncture for drainage was performed under fluoroscopic guidance for 603 patients between January 1968 and October, 1980, and under ultrasonic guidance for 409 patients between August… CONTINUE READING
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