Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2010 / Article

Brief Communication | Open Access

Volume 24 |Article ID 790726 | 3 pages |

Management of Biliopleural Fistula after Transarterial Chemoembolization of a Liver Lesion

Received17 Jul 2009
Accepted19 Jul 2009


A case of a biliopleural fistula with a biloma occurring after superselective hepatic transarterial chemoembolization ablation of a metastatic hepatic carcinoid is described. The presentation was complicated by choledocholithiasis. The biloma was successfully treated with endoscopic drainage.

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