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Surg Clin North Am. 2019 Oct;99(5):921-939. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2019.06.003. Epub 2019 Jul 19.

Image-Guided Palliative Interventions.

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1959 North Peacehaven Road, #118, Winston Salem, NC 27106, USA. Electronic address: jrequarth@icloud.com.

Abstract

This article reviews a few surgical palliative care procedures that can be performed by surgeons and interventional radiologists using image-guided techniques. Treatment of recurrent pleural effusions, gastrostomy feeding tube maintenance, percutaneous cholecystostomy, and transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS) with embolotherapy of bleeding stomal varices is discussed.

KEYWORDS:

Bleed stomal varices; Percutaneous cholecystostomy; Recurrent pleural effusion; Surgical palliative care

PMID:
31446918
DOI:
10.1016/j.suc.2019.06.003
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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