The Japanese journal of surgery

, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 348–353 | Cite as

Management of massive hemobilia with angiographic embolization

  • Satoru Todo
  • Takashi Kishkawa
  • Kiyokazu Toyoda
  • Shozo Tamura
  • Junichiro Yoshida
  • Akitoshi Koga
  • Koki Konomi
Original Articles


Two cases of angiographic embolization for the management of massive hemobilia due to hepatico-jejunostomy and percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage are presented. The clinical features are described together with a short review of the literature. In addition to defining the bleeding source, angiography provides an effective and safe alternative to surgery for the control of hemobilia.

Key Words

hemobilia angiography embolization hepatico-jejunostomy percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) 


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© The Japan Surgical Society 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Satoru Todo
    • 1
  • Takashi Kishkawa
    • 2
  • Kiyokazu Toyoda
    • 1
  • Shozo Tamura
    • 2
  • Junichiro Yoshida
    • 1
  • Akitoshi Koga
    • 1
  • Koki Konomi
    • 1
  1. 1.First Department of Surgery and Department of RadiologyKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan
  2. 2.Faculty of MedicineKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan

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