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Title: Laparoscopic cholecystjejunostomy as palliation for obstructive jaundice in inoperable carcinoma of pancreas.
Authors: Fletcher, D R;Jones, Robert M
Affiliation: University of Melbourne, Department of Surgery, Austin Hospital, Victoria, Australia.
Issue Date: 6-May-1992
Citation: Surgical Endoscopy; 6(3): 147-9
Abstract: Malignant obstructive jaundice can be palliated by either surgical bypass, which has the advantage of long-term patency, or by stent placement, which has the advantage of initial lower morbidity and mortality. We describe a technique, laparoscopic cholecystjejunostomy, which has the advantage of both. We predict that laparoscopic surgery, which has already had a major impact on biliary stone surgery, will also have a major impact on interventional endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
Internal ID Number: 1380188
URI: http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/9587
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1380188
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Cholecystostomy.methods
Cholestasis.etiology.surgery
Female
Humans
Jejunostomy.methods
Laparoscopy
Middle Aged
Palliative Care.methods
Pancreatic Neoplasms.complications
Surgical Staplers
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