Use of a U tube in the treatment of biliary disease

R. W. Beart, C. W. Putnam, T. E. Starzl

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This surgical technique has permitted re entry into the intrahepatic and extrahepatic biliary tree for the purpose of dilatation and the manual propulsion of debris through a ductal anastomosis. The method undoubtedly has other applications in the treatment of complicated biliary duct problems. A case is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)912-914
Number of pages3
JournalSurgery Gynecology and Obstetrics
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1976
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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