25 years of endoscopic sphincterotomy in Erlangen: assessment of the experience in 3498 patients.

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BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS The aim of the study was to investigate the evolution of endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST) over a period of 25 years at its birthplace in Erlangen, Germany. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 3498 consecutive ESTs between 1973 and the end of 1997 were reviewed with respect to indications, technology, success, complications, therapy of… (More)

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