Metal versus plastic stent for drainage of malignant biliary obstruction

Post written by Tae Jun Song, MD, PhD and Sang Soo Lee, MD, PhD from the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea Preoperative biliary drainage (PBD) with stent placement has been commonly used for patients with malignant biliary obstruction. In PBD, the placement of fully-covered …

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