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Table 3 Long-term outcomes post laser ablation of biliary stricture

From: A novel approach with holmium laser ablation for endoscopic management of intrahepatic biliary stricture

Case # Follow-up duration (months) Recurrence of hepatolithiasis (time post stone clearance) Recurrence of biliary stricture (time post stone clearance) Other long-term outcomes (time post stone clearance) Overall survival (months) Recurrence-free survival (months)
1 47 Yes, multiple stones at left lateral lobe (3 months) Yes (3 months) Pancreatic cancer (36 months) 47 3
2 42 No No No 42 42
3 67 No No No 67 67
4 48 Yes, multiple stones at right lobe and CBD (26 months) No No 48 26
5 49 No No No 49 49
6 57 No No No 57 57
7 46 No No No 45 45
8 68 No No No 68 68
9 40 No No No 40 40
10 47 No No No 47 47
11 20 No No Cirrhosis-associated death (20 months) 20 20
12 55 No No Pancreatitis (30 months) 55 55
13 39 Yes, multiple CBD stones (23 months) No No 39 23
14 46 No No No 45 45
15 48 Yes, multiple CBD stones (36 months) No No 48 36
  1. CBD common bile duct