Digestive Disease Interventions
DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1774390
Review Article

Advanced Biliary Interventions: Gastrointestinal or Interventional Radiology Approach

1   Radiology Unit, Department of Interventional Radiology, Talca Regional Hospital, Talca, Chile
Hector Ferral
2   Department of Radiology, LSU New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
Roberto Chavez
3   Department of Radiology, University of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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The management of biliary pathology can be surgical, endoscopic, or percutaneous. Percutaneous interventions play an important role in the management of patients. Biliary drainage is the initial step in most radiological interventions, including percutaneous transhepatic cholangioscopy. It can be palliative or curative. We present here the different techniques available from interventional radiology. The purpose of this review article is to investigate the latest published evidence on percutaneous minimally invasive approach of biliary disease and outline current trends.

Publication History

Received: 30 May 2023

Accepted: 09 August 2023

Article published online:
28 September 2023

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