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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 260-265

Percutaneous biliary interventions


1 Department of Clinical Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Apollo Multispeciality Hospitals, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Institute of Gastrosciences and Liver, Apollo Multispeciality Hospitals, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Usha Goenka
Director and HOD, Department of Clinical Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Apollo Multispeciality Hospitals, Kolkata, West Bengal
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/am.am_138_21

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Biliary drainage is used to decompress bile duct, both in benign and malignant biliary strictures, to control cholangitis, pruritus, and increasing jaundice. This review is focused on analyzing the position of interventional radiology in the algorithm of management of biliary diseases in our daily practice. It gives a description of indications, techniques, safeness, effectiveness, and main risks involved in various percutaneous biliary procedures, while also providing useful and practical tips for clinical practice decisions.


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