Atlas of Gastroenterological Endoscopy
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Bougienage of a biliary duct stenosis
Stenosis Guide wire in the stenosis
Bougienage
Bougienage Upper left: Inflammatory stenosis after recurrent cholangitis. Upper right: A soft guide wire is passed over the stenosis into the peripheral biliary tree. Lower: Over this guide wire a bougienage of the stenosis is performed with bougies of increasing size until the stenosis is sufficiently dilated.