Clin Endosc.  2019 Jul;52(4):387-389. 10.5946/ce.2019.057.

Flower Basket Retrieval: Utilization of a Device with a Unique Design for Endoscopic Rescue in Cases Involving Proximal Migration of Pancreatic Duct Stents

  • 1Department of Medicine, Marienhausklinik St. Josef Kohlhof, Neunkirchen, Germany.
  • 2Department of Medicine II, Saarland University Medical Center, Saarland University, Homburg, Germany.


No abstract available.

MeSH Terms

Pancreatic Ducts*


  • Fig. 1. (A) Comparison between the 8-wire FlowerBaseket with small proximal mesh pockets (left) and a more conventionally designed basket (right). Patient 1: (B) Fluoroscopic illustration of the intraductal capture of a discretely migrated 5-Fr pancreatic stent below the level of the genu. (C) Successful transpapillary stent extraction and (D) reinsertion of a single-pigtail stent to reduce the risk of post-interventional pancreatitis and remigration.

  • Fig. 2. Patient 2: (A) Grasping of the distal stent end in a more proximally migrated stent above the genu with (B) successful endoscopic extraction through the papilla.


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