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Percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage guided by color Doppler echography.
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PMID:  8199547     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) guided by color Doppler echography was performed on nine patients. By color Doppler echography, the segmental and subsegmental branches of both the portal vein and the hepatic artery could be identified and discriminated from the bile ducts because of their color flow mapping. We could select the safe pathway of needle advance, which did not injure the vessels. Thus, complication of bleeding did not occur in any of the patients. Color Doppler echography seems a very useful and safe method for the guidance of PTBD.
M Sukigara; Y Taguchi; T Watanabe; S Koshizuka; I Koyama; R Omoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Abdominal imaging     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0942-8925     ISO Abbreviation:  Abdom Imaging     Publication Date:    1994 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-07-05     Completed Date:  1994-07-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9303672     Medline TA:  Abdom Imaging     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  147-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
First Department of Surgery, Saitama Medical School, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Bile Ducts / ultrasonography
Catheterization / methods
Drainage / methods*
Middle Aged
Punctures / methods
Ultrasonography, Interventional*

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