Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiodrainage

Known as: PTCD, Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainage 
A procedure to drain bile to relieve pressure in the bile ducts caused by a blockage. An x-ray of the liver and bile ducts locates the blockage of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
We propose a management strategy for acute cholangitis and cholecystitis according to the severity assessment. For Grade I (mild… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVES:Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided biliary drainage (EUSBD) with plastic stents has been introduced as an alternative… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
BACKGROUND Obstruction in the biliary drainage system causes a rise in serum bilirubin levels (obstructive jaundice). Studies… (More)
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND Nonsurgical pathologic diagnosis of malignant bile duct stricture with a high sensitivity and specificity is desirable… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of bile replacement following percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage, ie, external… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE The changes in the functional capacity of the hepatic lobe after right portal vein embolization (RPE) were investigated… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
From 1979 through 1989, surgical resection was performed in 55 of 66 patients with carcinoma of the hepatic hilus after improving… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The operative mortality for biliary tract obstruction due to malignancy is high. In 1981 a controlled clinical trial of pre… (More)
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1980
1980
During the past 12 mo, percutaneous transhepatic cholangiodrainage (PTCD) was carried out in 9 infants (12 procedures) who had… (More)
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1977
1977
Conversion of percutaneous transhepatic cholangiodrainage to an internal drainage is safe and effective in rerouting bile back to… (More)
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