Decreasing mortality from acute biliary diseases that require endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a nationwide cohort study.

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BACKGROUND & AIMS The management of acute biliary diseases often involves endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), but it is not clear whether this technique reduces mortality. We investigated whether mortality from acute biliary diseases that require ERCP has been reduced over time and explored factors associated with mortality. METHODS We… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2013.09.054

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@article{James2014DecreasingMF, title={Decreasing mortality from acute biliary diseases that require endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a nationwide cohort study.}, author={Paul Damien James and Gilaad G Kaplan and Robert P. Myers and J. Hubbard and Abdel Aziz M. Shaheen and Jill Tinmouth and Elaine L Yong and Jonathan R Love and Steven James Heitman}, journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association}, year={2014}, volume={12 7}, pages={1151-1159.e6} }