Table 2

Management and results of palliative drainage attempts

Stricture type Management Results
I2: surgery4: success
2: endoscopic stenting
II5: endoscopic stenting5: success
1: combined procedure2-150 1: success
1: percutaneous drainage1: success
III7: endoscopy4: success
3: failure
IV2: endoscopy2: failure
  • 2-150 “Rendez-vous” technique combining percutaneous insertion of a guidewire and endoscopic insertion of a stent.