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journal article 
Author(s):
Rösch, T; Triptrap, A; Born, P; Ott, R; Weigert, N; Frimberger, E; Allescher, HD; Classen, M; Kamereck, K 
Title:
Bacteriobilia in percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage: occurrence over time and clinical sequelae. A prospective observational study. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: In the diagnosis and treatment of biliary disorders, establishing percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) is an invasive procedure that can potentially lead to infectious complications in both the short and long-term. We therefore prospectively analysed the time course and spectrum of biliary bacteria in patients undergoing PTBD. METHODS: Forty-nine patients (19 F, 30 M; mean age 64 years) with malignant (65%) or benign (35%) biliary disorders were included, 20 of whom had...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Scand J Gastroenterol 
Year:
2003 
Journal volume:
38 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
1162-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0036-5521 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik