Endoscopic approach through the minor papilla for the management of pancreatic diseases.

@article{Fujimori2013EndoscopicAT,
  title={Endoscopic approach through the minor papilla for the management of pancreatic diseases.},
  author={Nao Fujimori and Hisato Igarashi and Akira Asou and Ken Kawabe and Lingaku Lee and Takamasa Oono and Taichi Nakamura and Yusuke Niina and Masayuki Hijioka and Masahiko Uchida and Kazuhiro Kotoh and Kazuhiko Nakamura and Tetsuhide Ito and Ryoichi Takayanagi},
  journal={World journal of gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2013},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={81-8}
}
AIM To clarify the efficacy and safety of an endoscopic approach through the minor papilla for the management of pancreatic diseases. METHODS This study included 44 endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) procedures performed in 34 patients using a minor papilla approach between April 2007 and March 2012. We retrospectively evaluated the clinical profiles of the patients, the endoscopic interventions, short-term outcomes, and complications. RESULTS Of 44 ERCPs, 26 were… CONTINUE READING