Nonsurgical Biliary Drainage

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Nonsurgical Biliary Drainage is a survey of the current status of the endoscopic and percutaneous transhepatic approaches. The editors - internationally recognized leaders in gastroenterology - have gathered together articles which discuss both the principles and methodology of these techniques as well as their results and limitations. With the wealth of authoritative information it contains, this book will also help lay the groundwork for future advances in the field.
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Overview

Nonsurgical Biliary Drainage is a survey of the current status of the endoscopic and percutaneous transhepatic approaches. The editors - internationally recognized leaders in gastroenterology - have gathered together articles which discuss both the principles and methodology of these techniques as well as their results and limitations. With the wealth of authoritative information it contains, this book will also help lay the groundwork for future advances in the field.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642687273
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1984
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Obstruction of the Bile Ducts: Pathology and Surgery.- 1. Pathology.- 2. Indications for Surgery in Benign and Malignant Bile Duct Obstruction.- 3. Assessment of Resectability.- II. The Percutaneous Transhepatic Approach.- 4. Techniques of Percutaneous Bile Drainage.- 5. Complications of Percutaneous Bile Drainage.- 6. Results of Percutaneous External Drainage.- 7. Results of Percutaneous Internal-External Drainage.- 8. Results of the Percutaneous Implantation of Endoprostheses.- 9. Local Radiotherapy of Biliary Malignancies.- 10. Preoperative Biliary Drainage: A Controlled Trial.- 11. Percutaneous Bile Drainage: Discussion, Summary.- III. The Transpapillary Approach.- 12. Techniques of Endoscopic Bile Drainag.- 13. Results of Bilionasal Drainage.- 14. Chemical Treatment of Choledocholithiasis.- 15. Endoscopic Implantation of Bilioduodenal Endoprotheses in Benign Bile Duct Stenoses.- 16. Results of Endoscopic Bilioduodenal Drainage in Malignant Bile Duct Stenoses.- 17. Balloon Dilatation of Bile Duct Strictures.- 18. Endoscopic Bile Drainage.- IV. Disturbances after Biliary Drainage.- 19. Infective Complications.- 20. The Bile-Loss Syndrome: A Doubtful Entity.
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