Medline ® Abstract for Reference 47
of 'Etiology of acute pancreatitis'
Complications related to diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 1996;6(2):379.
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is examined from a variety of viewpoints in this article, including physician experience with ERCP and the environment in which the procedure is performed, the initial intent to treat, and complications, including their severity. Specific complications discussed include pancreatic hemorrhage, perforation, septic complications, complications related to stents, rare complications, and late complications following sphincterotomy.
Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.