What how is acute cholangitis treated in unstable patients?

Updated: Dec 29, 2017
  • Author: Timothy M Scott, DO; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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In unstable patients, a reasonable option for decompression of the biliary tract is percutaneous transhepatic cholangiogram and biliary drain. The biliary ducts are observed, even when no ductal dilatation is present.


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