WALLSTENT™ Endoprosthesis - Boston Scientific
ConMed Gore Viabil Biliary Endoprosthesis - MFI …
N2 - A nonoperative method of palliation was used in four patients with malignant obstructive jaundice in whom biliary endoprosthesis could not be placed endoscopically. A guide wire was manipulated through the lesion by a percutaneous transhepatic route and retrieved from the duodenum through an endoscope. A 10 Fr stent was then passed through the endoscope over the guide wire across the stricture. The procedure was successful in all four patients, with no complication.
Biliary Endoprosthesis. Plastic Versus Metal Stents
Long-term benefit has until now, required surgical biliary diversion although recently, single endoprosthesis has been reported to provide short term benefit.