Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2016, Article ID 3678647, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3678647
Research Article

Endoscopic Hands-Off Technique versus Conventional Technique for Conversion from an Orobiliary to a Nasobiliary Tube

Department of Gastroenterology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon 16499, Republic of Korea

Received 15 March 2016; Revised 4 June 2016; Accepted 19 June 2016

Academic Editor: Atsushi Irisawa

Copyright © 2016 Min Jae Yang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. P. B. Cotton, P. G. J. Burney, and R. R. Mason, “Transnasal bile duct catheterisation after endoscopic sphincterotomy: method for biliary drainage, perfusion, and sequential cholangiography,” Gut, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 285–287, 1979. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. E. C. S. Lai, F. P. T. Mok, E. S. Y. Tan et al., “Endoscopic biliary drainage for severe acute cholangitis,” The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 326, no. 24, pp. 1582–1586, 1992. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. P. G. Foutch, J. R. Harlan, and M. Hoefer, “Endoscopic therapy for patients with a post-operative biliary leak,” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 416–421, 1993. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. H. Kawashima, A. Itoh, E. Ohno et al., “Preoperative endoscopic nasobiliary drainage in 164 consecutive patients with suspected perihilar cholangiocarcinoma: a retrospective study of efficacy and risk factors related to complications,” Annals of Surgery, vol. 257, no. 1, pp. 121–127, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. H. Sugiyama, T. Tsuyuguchi, Y. Sakai, T. Nisikawa, M. Miyazaki, and O. Yokosuka, “Preoperative drainage for distal biliary obstruction: endoscopic stenting or nasobiliary drainage?” Hepato-Gastroenterology, vol. 60, no. 121, pp. 231–234, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. T. Ishigaki, T. Sasaki, M. Serikawa et al., “A comparative study of 4 Fr versus 6 Fr nasobiliary drainage catheters: a randomized, controlled trial,” Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 653–659, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. T. Fujisawa, K. Kagawa, S. Watanabe et al., “Endoscopic nasobiliary drainage for obstructive jaundice using either a 5 Fr or 7 Fr catheter: a prospective, randomized trial,” BMC Gastroenterology, vol. 14, article 161, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. N. Uchida, H. Kamada, M. Ono et al., “How many cytological examinations should be performed for the diagnosis of malignant biliary stricture via an endoscopic nasobiliary drainage tube?” Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol. 23, no. 10, pp. 1501–1504, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. Y. Ustundag, C. Baysal, S. Boyacioglu et al., “Use of a new mouthpiece in placing a nasobiliary drainage tube,” Endoscopy, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. S3–S4, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. S. M. A. Shah and J. S. Barkin, “Conversion from an orobiliary to a nasobiliary tube: a hands-off method,” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 355–356, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. T. H. Baron, “Transnasal endoscopy to facilitate nasobiliary tube placement: a simple and safe technique to avoid injury to the endoscopist,” Endoscopy, vol. 42, no. 2, p. E323, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. J. K. Lee, S. H. Lee, B. K. Kang et al., “Is it necessary to insert a nasobiliary drainage tube routinely after endoscopic clearance of the common bile duct in patients with choledocholithiasis-induced cholangitis? A prospective, randomized trial,” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 71, no. 1, pp. 105–110, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. F. Graepler and M. Gregor, “Hands-off conversion from an orobiliary to a nasobiliary tube: the straightforward way,” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 66, no. 3, pp. 633–634, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. C. T. Hu, “Transnasal pharyngoscopy to assist nasobiliary tube placement: a simple technique to avoid injury to the patient, endoscopist, and endoscope,” Endoscopy, vol. 43, no. 10, pp. 923–924, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. S. Watanabe, T. Sato, S. Kato et al., “Positioning of nasobiliary tube using magnet-loaded catheters,” Endoscopy, vol. 45, no. 10, pp. 835–837, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus