Investigation of Oddi sphincter structure by optical coherence tomography in patients with biliary-type 1 dysfunction: a pilot in vivo study.


BACKGROUND Type 1 sphincter of Oddi dysfunction is a clinical entity characterised by biliary-type pain, elevated liver biochemical tests, and common bile duct dilation. Sphincter fibrosis is a common finding in this type of dysfunction and may require in some cases a differential diagnosis with a malignant intra-papillary disease. Optical coherence… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.dld.2009.03.015


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