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Hepatobiliary intervention 

Hepatobiliary intervention
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Hepatobiliary intervention
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10.1093/med/9780199547722.003.0013
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date: 20 October 2019

PTC, biliary drainage and stenting – PTC vs ERCP 270

Percutaneous biliary drainage and stenting 270

Stents 276

Removal of retained stones via T-tube track 278

Cholecystostomy 279

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) 280

Pancreatic intervention 281

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) 281

PTC is now rarely required for diagnostic purposes, as it has been replaced by non invasive techniques such as US, MRI/MRCP, and CT....

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