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A 62-year-old male presented with abdominal pain in the right lower quadrant for 1 day. The patient's history included an ambu-lant colonoscopy with no pathological findings 3 weeks prior. Clinical examination revealed tenderness in the right hypochon-drium. Moderate inflammation with C-reactive protein 56.6 mg/L but normal white blood cell count was(More)
BACKGROUND Acute pancreatitis is the most common complication of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). In spite of continuing research, no pharmacologic agent capable of effectively reducing the incidence of ERCP-induced pancreatitis has found its way into clinical practise. A number of experimental studies(More)
Endoscopic drainage is a widely used treatment for pancreatic pseudocysts. Drainage-related complications may be related directly to the procedure or may occur later as stents migrate or erode into adjacent structures. Migration of a self-expanding metal stent into peritoneal cavity and incorporation in the omental bursa is rare. When endoscopic retrieval(More)
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