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Difficult cannulation as defined by a prospective study of the Scandinavian Association for Digestive Endoscopy (SADE) in 907 ERCPs
Abstract Background. The definition of a “difficult” cannulation varies considerably in reports of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Aims. To define a difficult cannulation,Expand
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Radiological Findings in Biliary Fistula and Gallstone Ileus
Purpose: Biliary fistula and gallstone ileus are rarely found. The diagnosis is difficult and may be delayed until operation. We reviewed the radiological findings in a retrospective material.Expand
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The macroscopic appearance of the major duodenal papilla influences bile duct cannulation: a prospective multicenter study by the Scandinavian Association for Digestive Endoscopy study group for ERCP.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Certain appearances of the major duodenal papilla have been claimed to make cannulation more difficult during ERCP. This study uses a validated classification of the endoscopicExpand
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Randomized multicenter study of multiple plastic stents vs. covered self-expandable metallic stent in the treatment of biliary stricture in chronic pancreatitis.
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS The use of covered self-expandable metallic stents (cSEMS) in benign biliary indications is evolving. The aim of the study was to assess the safety and feasibility of cSEMSExpand
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Liver resection of noncolorectal secondaries
Hepatic resection of noncolorectal metastases appears to be performed with increasing frequency. Reported experience is limited and indications are controversial.
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Nuclear Nrf2 expression is related to a poor survival in pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
The aim of this study was to investigate the expression of Nrf2, sulfiredoxin and DJ1 in pancreatic cancer. The expression of Nrf2, sulfiredoxin and DJ1 was studied immunohistochemically in a largeExpand
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Intraabdominal abscess formation after major liver resection.
A series of 138 major liver resections undertaken between 1971 and 1987 were reviewed. Intrabdominal abscesses developed in 11 (8%) patients, a mean of 23 days (range 10-42) after operation and twoExpand
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Safety of Erlangen Precut Papillotomy: An Analysis of 1044 Consecutive ERCP Examinations in a Single Institution
Goals and Background There is controversy about the ideal utilization of precut papillotomy in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography examinations. Almost all reports in the literatureExpand
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How to cannulate? A survey of the Scandinavian Association for Digestive Endoscopy (SADE) in 141 endoscopists
Abstract Cannulation of the papilla vateri represents an enigmatic first step in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreaticography (ERCP). In light of falling numbers of (diagnostic) ERCP and novelExpand
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Endoscopic transpapillary stenting for pancreatic fistulas after necrosectomy with necrotizing pancreatitis
BackgroundData concerning the incidence and treatment of pancreatic fistula after necrosectomy in severe acute necrotizing pancreatitis (SAP) are scarce. Our aim was to assess the incidence ofExpand
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