Transnasal endoscopy to facilitate nasobiliary tube placement: a simple and safe technique to avoid injury to the endoscopist.

@article{Baron2010TransnasalET,
  title={Transnasal endoscopy to facilitate nasobiliary tube placement: a simple and safe technique to avoid injury to the endoscopist.},
  author={Todd Huntley Baron},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2010},
  volume={42 Suppl 2},
  pages={E323}
}
was described 30 years ago [1]. The placement technique has not changed: after positioning the nasobiliary tube within the biliary tree, the duodenoscope is withdrawn, leaving the tube exiting the mouth; a transfer tube is passed transnasally; and finally, the endoscopist (or designee) passes his or her fingers into the patient’s mouth to retrieve the… CONTINUE READING