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EUS-guided biliary drainage by using a hepatogastrostomy approach

Published:August 16, 2013DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2013.07.017
      Pancreatic cancer frequently recurs after Whipple surgery and may result in recurrent obstructive jaundice. ERCP is more challenging in this setting because of surgical anatomy. These patients are commonly managed by percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage. EUS-guided biliary drainage (EGBD) has been increasingly used as a minimally invasive alternative to surgery or radiotherapy.
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