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Title: A review of problems following insertion of biliary stents illustrated by an unusual complication.
Authors: Bagul, A
Pollard, C
Dennison, AR
First Published: May-2010
Citation: ANN R COLL SURG ENGL, 2010, 92 (4), pp. W27-W31
Abstract: The management of obstructive jaundice resulting from both benign and malignant causes relies heavily on minimally invasive techniques and particularly with the insertion of biliary endoprostheses. Migration of these biliary stents is a well-documented problem and can result in a variety of complications including perforation, intra-abdominal sepsis, fistulae formation, obstruction and appendicitis.
DOI Link: 10.1308/147870810X12659688852239
eISSN: 1478-7083
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Published Articles, Dept. of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

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