Hyperamylasaemia after duodenoscopy and retrograde cholangiopancreatography.

  title={Hyperamylasaemia after duodenoscopy and retrograde cholangiopancreatography.},
  author={Gunnar Skude and L. Wehlin and Tomoko Maruyama and Jo Ariyama},
  volume={17 2},
The salivary and pancreatic isoamylases of serum were determined separately in 234 cases of duodenoscopy and retrograde cholangiopancreatography. Successful pancreatic opacification was associated with pathologically high pancreatic serum amylase activities in 60% of the cases. Extensive opacification was associated with large increases of pancreatic serum isoamylases, the maximal rise recorded was 40 times the initial value. In spite of these striking chemical events only two patients… CONTINUE READING


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