Endoscopic therapy of pancreatic disease.

@article{Sherman1993EndoscopicTO,
  title={Endoscopic therapy of pancreatic disease.},
  author={Stuart S Sherman and Glen A. Lehman},
  journal={The Gastroenterologist},
  year={1993},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={5-17}
}
Endoscopic management of a variety of benign and malignant biliary tract diseases is now a well-established alternative to surgery. Similar techniques are beginning to be applied to the pancreas. Endoscopic therapy is now being utilized in the setting of acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis, complications of pancreatitis, and pancreas divisum. In this review, we will analyze the current state of the art of these exciting new applications of endoscopy. Selection of appropriate candidates for… CONTINUE READING

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