Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders (ASGIS)(ISSN: 2582-1091)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 3

Early Duodenal Perforation After Biliary Stent Placement. A Case Report and Literature Review

Okoli, Fidelis, M.D.1; Golfeyz, Shmuel, M.D.2; Hamshow, Mohammad, M.D., MRCS, FACS3; Mayer, Ira, M.D., FACP, FACG, AGAF2, NYSGEF; Iswara, Kadirawel, M.D., FACP, FACG, AGAF2

1Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, New York University Langone Hospital, Long Island, New York
2Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
3Department of Surgery, Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

*Corresponding Author: Okoli, Fidelis, M.D, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, New York University Langone Hospital, Long Island, New York.

Received: January 12, 2022; Published: February 16, 2022

Abstract

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with biliary stent placement is a common procedure performed to reestablish bile flow for conditions in which there is obstruction of the common bile, hepatic and pancreatic ducts. Stent migration is a common occurrence and many measures, such as creation of internal flanges and pigtails, have been taken to mitigate this from happening. Stent migration with intestinal perforation is a rare but well recognized life-threatening late complication. Herein, we report a case of a biliary stent causing a duodenal perforation that was diagnosed laparoscopically four days after stent placement. Additionally, we will review the literature on presentation, diagnosis and management of intestinal perforation from biliary stent placement.

Keywords: Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography; Biliary Stent; Intestinal Perforation; Abdominal Pain; Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

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Citation

Citation: Okoli, Fidelis, M.D., et al. “Early Duodenal Perforation After Biliary Stent Placement. A Case Report and Literature Review". Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 5.3 (2022): 10-14.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Okoli, Fidelis, M.D., et al.. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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