Does Wire-Guided Cannulation Prevent Post-ERCP Pancreatitis?: A Meta-Analysis


The American Journal of GASTROENTEROLOGY VOLUME 105 | APRIL 2010 a cystostome as previously described ( 4 ), but since it was not available in our hospital and the SSR had been successfully used in a similar situation for pancreatic pseudocyst drainage ( 6 ), we decided to use it. We also had good experience with the SSR device to expand mesh holes of biliary metallic stents to deploy coaxial bilateral stents (not published), as it has also been reported by other authors ( 8 ). Aft er dilation and in order to prevent biliary leakage we decided to insert a covered self-expandable metallic stent.

DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2009.693

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@article{Madhoun2010DoesWC, title={Does Wire-Guided Cannulation Prevent Post-ERCP Pancreatitis?: A Meta-Analysis}, author={Mohammad F. Madhoun and John T. Maple}, journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology}, year={2010}, volume={105}, pages={960-960} }