Endoscopically inserted biodegradable biliary stents

Post written by Antti Siiki, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Alimentary Tract Surgery, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland. Our group (Siiki, Rinta-Kiikka, Sand, and Laukkarinen) reported the first long-term results of endoscopically inserted biodegradable stents in human bile duct. The novel stents were used in 2 indications in ERCP with a standard …

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