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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 36

of 'Rare complications of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)'

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Hepatic portal venous gas due to endoscopic sphincterotomy.
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Simmons TC
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Am J Gastroenterol. 1988;83(3):326.
 
This report describes a patient with sickle cell disease and cholelithiasis with choledocholithiasis who developed benign hepatic portal venous gas following endoscopic sphincterotomy. The portal venous gas was rapidly absorbed without untoward sequelae.
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West Gastroenterology Group, Daniel Freeman Hospital, Inglewood, California.
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