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15 September 2022: Clinical Research

Endobiliary Ablation Combined with Immune Nutrition Improves Quality of Life: A Preliminary Clinical Study in Patients with Advanced Malignant Obstructive Jaundice

Jie Yao 1ABE , Yalin Kong 2A* , Cheng Wang 2C , Yaping Wei 1BD , Hailian Li 1DE , Chengli Liu 23DEF*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.936863

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e936863

Table 3 Primary outcome of the studied groups.

VariablesControl group (n=28)Study group (n=31)P value
Resume daily activities (day)15.8±6.316.9±6.70.741
Excluding censored cases (day)12.1±4.113.7±5.40.263
Duration of stent patency (month)7.0±3.710.6±4.10.015*
Death (n)23 (82.1%)24 (77.4%)0.168
Tumor progression21 (75.0%)16 (45.7%)0.249
Non-tumor progression3 (9.3%)7 (31.5%)0.012
Overall survival (month)7.4±2.610.1±3.40.017*

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