Medline ® Abstract for Reference 86
of 'Post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) bleeding'
A simple method to control intractable bleeding after endoscopic sphincterotomy.
Bardaxoglou E, Campion JP, Maddern G, Siriser F, Launois B
Am J Surg. 1994;167(2):277.
A successful method for controlling intractable bleeding after endoscopic sphincterotomy is described. By passing a Fogarty catheter into the duodenum, balloon tamponade of the bleeding point is possible. By such a technique, major resective surgery can be avoided.
Department of Surgery, Hôpital Pontchaillou, Rennes, France.