Users Online : 272 About us |  Subscribe |  e-Alerts  | Feedback | Login   
Journal of Minimal Access Surgery Current Issue | Archives | Ahead Of Print Journal of Minimal Access Surgery
           Print this page Email this page   Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size 
 
UNUSUAL CASE
Ahead of Print

Migration of biliary stent into the gallbladder: A surprising intraoperative finding


1 Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Nishtha Surgical Hospital and Research Centre, Patan, Gujarat, India
2 Department of Surgery, IRIS Hospital, Anand, Gujarat, India
3 Department of Colorectal Surgery, Garg Fistula Research Institute, Panchkula, Haryana, India
4 Department of Surgery, SSR Medical College, Belle Rive, Mauritius

Correspondence Address:
Vipul D Yagnik,
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Nishtha Surgical Hospital and Research Centre, Patan - 384 265, Gujarat
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jmas.JMAS_47_21

Post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography stenting is a well-established treatment for benign as well as malignant biliary obstruction. The most frequently encountered complication is stent clogging. Stent migration (proximal or distal), on the other hand, is not very common. Proximal migration of a choledochal endoprosthesis into the gallbladder has not yet been reported in the literature.


Print this article
Search
 Back
 
  Search Pubmed for
 
    -  Yagnik VD
    -  Patel A
    -  Mannari GM
    -  Garg P
    -  Dawka S
 Citation Manager
 Article Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed171    
    PDF Downloaded4    

Recommend this journal

2004 Journal of Minimal Access Surgery
Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow
Online since 15th August '04