Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)-related adverse events: post-ERCP pancreatitis.

@article{Rustagi2015EndoscopicRC,
  title={Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)-related adverse events: post-ERCP pancreatitis.},
  author={Tarun Rustagi and Priya A. Jamidar},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy clinics of North America},
  year={2015},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={
          107-21
        }
}
Post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis (PEP) is the most common complication of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), and not uncommonly is the reason behind ERCP-related lawsuits. Patients at high risk for PEP include young women with abdominal pain, normal liver tests, and unremarkable imaging. Procedure-related factors include traumatic and persistent cannulation attempts, multiple injections of the pancreatic duct, pancreatic sphincterotomy, and… CONTINUE READING

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