Endoscopic retrograde sphincterotomy in the treatment of biliary tract disease.

Abstract

Endoscopic retrograde sphincterotomy (E.R.S.) is rapidly becoming popular. In the past 5 years, E.R.S. was technically successful in 124 of 130 patients (95%) in whom it was attempted. One hundred twenty four had choledocholithiasis, and six had papillary stenosis after cholecystectomy. Urgent E.R.S. was performed for septic cholangitis in 12 patients and… (More)

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@article{Sugawa1988EndoscopicRS, title={Endoscopic retrograde sphincterotomy in the treatment of biliary tract disease.}, author={Choichi Sugawa and Robert G. Wiencek}, journal={The American surgeon}, year={1988}, volume={54 7}, pages={412-8} }