Use of peroral cholangioscopy to screen for neoplastic bile duct lesions in patients with bile duct stones

Post written by Il Sang Shin, MD Jong Ho Moon, MD, PhD Yun Nah Lee, MD, PhD, from the Digestive Disease Center and Research Institute, Departments of Internal Medicine, SoonChunHyang University School of Medicine, Bucheon, Korea.    Although cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) has very high mortality rates due to its late detection, satisfactory screening methods of CCA have …

Continue reading Use of peroral cholangioscopy to screen for neoplastic bile duct lesions in patients with bile duct stones

Successful removal of intrahepatic bile duct stones

Syed Mujahid Hassan, FCPS and colleagues from the Department of Hepatogastroenterology, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Civil Hospital Karachi, in Karachi, Pakistan present this video case "Successful removal of intrahepatic bile duct stones by using a combination of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and direct peroral cholangioscopy." This video demonstrates the successful removal of intrahepatic …

Continue reading Successful removal of intrahepatic bile duct stones