THE JOHNS HOPKINS MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS
Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Web

Discussion Board

Galbladder Cancer was posted 09/30/2012 10:33 am by Ravikiran
E-mail Address: gnravikiran@gmail.com

Message Text
Hi, . This has been Developed due to Gal bladder damage. He got a plastic stent to control the jaundice 15 days ago. My Doubt is whether we can go for a 'Metallic' stent as doctors say that is permanent one. But some say that is risky because Plastic stent can be replaced if it got blocked, Metal stent can not be replaced if it get blocked. Please clarify.

Regards, Ravikiran.

Reply to this message | Return to Main Message List


Responses

No replies on file.


DISCLAIMER: This page is an unmoderated forum, and the opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the viewpoint of The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.Patients are advised to consult their personal physicians before making any medical decisions.

Biliary Ca Home | Feedback | Pathology Home | Oncology Center Home
Copyright © 2020 The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Last Modified: 11/11/2002 10:50 am