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Supplementary Material for: Tips for Dealing with Common Beginner’s Mistakes Made during Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Gallbladder Drainage

posted on 13.02.2020, 06:57 by Yang M.J., Hwang J.C., Yoo B.M., Kim J.H.
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided gallbladder drainage (EUS-GBD) has been performed as an alternative to percutaneous drainage in surgically high-risk patients. Technical failures of EUS-GBD made by beginners are often attributed to failure of over-the-wire insertion of a fistula-dilating device or stent delivery system into the gallbladder, or stent misplacement in the final technical step. We herein report technical tips to prevent the failure of fistula dilation and provide tricks to avoid inward or outward stent misplacement.