Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 2021 Jul 24. Epub 2021 Jul 24.
Division of Biliopancreas, Department of Internal Medicine, Wonkwang University College of Medicine and Hospital, 895 MuwangRo, Iksan, South Korea; Institute of Wonkwang Medical Science, Wonkwang University College of Medicine and Hospital, Iksan, South Korea. Electronic address:
Background: Endoscopic transpapillary gallbladder stenting (ETGBS) has been used as an alternative to percutaneous cholecystostomy in patients with acute cholecystitis who are considered unfit for surgery. However, there are few data on the efficacy and safety of ETGBS replacement of percutaneous cholecystostomy in high-risk surgical patients. This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility, efficacy, and safety of ETGBS to replace percutaneous cholecystostomy in high-risk surgical patients. Read More