Clinical utility of single-operator cholangiopancreatoscopy using a SpyGlass probe through an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography catheter.

@article{Kawakubo2012ClinicalUO,
  title={Clinical utility of single-operator cholangiopancreatoscopy using a SpyGlass probe through an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography catheter.},
  author={Kazumichi Kawakubo and Hiroyuki Isayama and Naoki Sasahira and Hirofumi Kogure and Naminatsu Takahara and Koji Miyabayashi and Suguru Mizuno and Keisuke Yamamoto and Dai Mohri and Takashi Sasaki and Natsuyo Yamamoto and Yousuke Nakai and Kenji Hirano and Minoru Tada and Kazuhiko Koike},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={1371-6}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM A single-operator cholangiopancreatoscopy was developed to overcome a problem in conventional peroral cholangiopancreatoscopy. The aim of this pilot study was to clarify the clinical utility of single-operator cholangiopancreatoscopy using a SpyGlass probe through an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) catheter. METHODS Patients undergoing ERCP with a SpyGlass probe passed through a catheter were included in this study. The SpyGlass probe was inserted into… CONTINUE READING

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