Table 3: Published EUS-CP series on intrahepatic (left) biliary tree drainage (involving ≥5 patients).

YearAuthor IndicationInitial ERCPTechniquesTechnical successClinical SuccessComplication

2006Kahaleh et al. [28]13BothSb11 R*; 1 T 12/13 (92.3%)12/12 (100%)1/13 (7.7%)
2007Bories et al. [38]11BothSbT10/11 (91%)10/10 (100%)4/11 (36%)
2007Will et al. [7]10#BothSbT9/10 (90%)8/9 (88.9%)1/8 (12.5%)
2009Maranki et al. [12]35BothSb (mostly)24 R; 3 T; 2 A29/35 (83%)29/35 (83%)5/35 (14.3%)
2009Horaguchi et al. [14]7MSbT7/7 (100%)6/7 (86%)1/7 (14.3%)
2011 Park do et al. [11]31BothSmT31/31 (100%)27/31 (87%)5/31 (16%)
2011Weilert et al. [39] 6Bn/a4 A; 2 R6/6 (100%)6/6 (100%)1/6 (17%)
2012Iwashita et al. [36] 9BothSmR4/9 (44%)4/4 (100%)1/9 (11%)

Total12363 T; 46 R; 6 A109/123 (88.6%)103/109 (94.5%)19/123 (15%)

EUS-CP: endoscopic-ultrasound-guided cholangiopancreatography, : number of patients, B: benign, M: malignant, Sb: subsequent day, Sm: same day/session, D: ductography, T: transluminal, R: rendezvous, A: antegrade, n/a: not applicable/mentioned. *In few cases stents might have been placed antegrade. #10 interventions in 8 patients.