José Botet, MD | Authors

Commentary (Botet): Management of Malignant Biliary Obstruction: Nonoperative and Palliative Techniques

June 01, 1995

There has been a significant accumulation of collective experience with percutaneous biliary drainage (PCD) during the past 20 years. As experience with the technique has increased, its role has undergone a series of redefinitions, although early enthusiasm for percutaneous drainage has been tempered by the realities of numbers and statistics.