Biliary drainage

Last revised by Ashesh Ishwarlal Ranchod on 21 May 2023

Biliary drainage is employed in several conditions where there is structuring or obstruction of the bile ducts. The most common approaches for this procedure are:

Cholecystostomy is also a form of biliary drainage but, instead, decompressing the gallbladder.

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: plastic biliary stent
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