Journal article

Gastrointestinal haemorrhage due to erosion of the duodenal wall by a biliary stent.

TJ Dunshea, AF Little

Australasian Radiology | Wiley | Published : 2005


Complications from improperly placed biliary stents are not uncommon. Free loose wires from the ends of an uncovered stent can irritate and damage adjacent mucosal surfaces. Effective management can be achieved via percutaneous placement of a second stent to alter the orientation of the original stent.

University of Melbourne Researchers