[MOL] Bile duct narrow [01269] Medicine On Line


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[MOL] Bile duct narrow



> > Hello,
> > 
> > Have a question.  My mom has gallstone in her
> > gallbladder and after the CT Scan, it was
> suspected
> > that she might have some also in Bile Duct. So
> ERCP
> > was done,  and the results was Bile Duct
> Stricture. 
> > Temporary she has a stent implant. The biopsy
> > results
> > were, nor it was cancersours or tumor.  The doctor
> > suggested to perform the Whipple Surgery to remove
> > it,
> > saying it might turn up cancerous or tumor in
> > future. 
> > I have some knowledge about whipple surgery, it's
> > very
> > complicated surgery and the effects
> > afterwards........
> > 
> > If it's not cancerous or tumor do they need to
> > perform
> > the whipple surgery,  is there any other options
> to
> > fix the stricture, or this Surgery is the only
> way.
> > 
> > Thank you in advance for any advice or
> suggestions.
> > 
> > Jay
> 

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