Percutaneous aspiration or drainage of body fluids. Ken U. Ekechukwu, MD, MPH, FACP.

What are body fluids? Blood is body fluid, but a natural one and so is cerebrospinal fluid which baths the brain and the spinal cord. There are, however, times when ill-health in specific parts of the body induce the formation of abnormal collections of fluid, which if not diagnosed and drained will cause more problems. […]

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Decompressing and stenting obstructed biliary ducts. Ken U. Ekechukwu, MD, MPH, FACP.

What is biliary decompression and stenting? The word biliary derives from the small tubes or canals in the liver called bile ducts that drain bile which the liver makes into the gallbladder and the intestine. These tubes branch out like a tree, with their main stem or trunk running out the liver through the head of the […]

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