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Turk J Gastroenterol. 2012 Feb;23(1):79-81.

Indirect biliary drainage as an alternative solution for biloma due to complicated biliary drainage.

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Dicle University School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Diyarbakır, Turkey.


Pancreas cancer has increased morbidity and mortality. It generally result in biliary obstruction which life threatening importance. Main biliary drainage method is endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. When endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is not successful, second preferred method is percutaneous biliary drainage. Percutaneous biliary drainage has some complications which is an invasive procedure. A complication of percutaneous biliary drainage due to patient iatrogenity which was not ever reported in the literature biliary drainage according to our literature research. In these circumstances an alternative solution is indirect biliary drainage.

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