Percutaneous transhepatic biliary endoscopic procedures.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Two cases are presented to demonstrate the acceptability of the percutaneous route for performing endoscopic procedures in the biliary tree. They involved debridement of an atypical villoglandular polyp and ultrasonic lithotripsy of intrahepatic stones. Both cases serve to introduce percutaneous biliary endoscopy as a viable alternative for diagnosis and therapy in selected cases.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Smith, TP; Rosel, PW; Hunter, DW; Darcy, MD; Cardella, JF; Castaneda-Zuniga, W; Hulbert, JC; Amplatz, K

Published Date

  • 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 144 - 147

PubMed ID

  • 3556974

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0364-2356

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/BF01885125


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States