Transpapillary dilation of refractory severe biliary stricture or main pancreatic duct by using a wire-guided diathermic dilator (with video).


Benign and malignant tumors generally cause strictures in the bile duct (BD) or the pancreatic duct (PD) and result in jaundice or abdominal pain. An appropriate technique for dilation of these strictures is therefore necessary. Endoscopic stent placement has been reported to improve the severity of abdominal pain in selected patients with benign and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2013.07.055


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