J Korean Radiol Soc.  1999 Feb;40(2):253-256. 10.3348/jkrs.1999.40.2.253.

Experience of septic shock after percutaneous management of obstructed afferent loop with obstructive jaundice: 3 cases report

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Gyeongsang National University, College of Medicine, Korea.

Abstract

Percutaneous transhepatico-biliary duodenal drainage(PTBDD) (n=2) and percutaneous transhepatic duodenaldrainage(PTDD) (n=1) were performed as palliative treatment of obstructed afferent loop in patients in whomobstructive jaundice had occurred after surgery for malignant tumors. All three patients experienced septic shockafter PTBDD or PTDD. We describe these cases and review the literature.

Keyword

Duodenum; Interventional procedures, complications; Intestine, stenosis or obstruction; Jaundice; Septicemia

MeSH Terms

Duodenum
Humans
Jaundice
Jaundice, Obstructive*
Palliative Care
Sepsis
Shock, Septic*
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