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Endoscopic Retrograde Biliary Drainage for Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer

  • Hao Weng
  • Xue-Feng Wang
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Abstract

Pancreatic cancer is the worst malignant tumor of the digestive system. Endoscopic palliative treatment is used for patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer, including endoscopic nasobiliary drainage (ENBD), endoscopic retrograde biliary drainage (ERBD), and self-expandable metal stents (SEMSs) [1, 2]. It is conducive to prolong the survival time of patients and improve their life quality.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hao Weng
    • 1
  • Xue-Feng Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryXinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of MedicineShanghaiChina

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