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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 40

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

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Uncomplicated portal venous gas associated with duodenal perforation following ERCP: CT features.
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Merine D, Fishman EK
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J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1989;13(1):138.
 
Visualization of portal venous air in adults is usually an ominous sign of impending death. The case reported below demonstrates portal vein gas with a benign course in a patient with a duodenal perforation following endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
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Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD.
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