Management of duodenal perforation post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. When and whom to operate and what factors determine the outcome? A review article.

@article{Machado2012ManagementOD,
  title={Management of duodenal perforation post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. When and whom to operate and what factors determine the outcome? A review article.},
  author={Norman O'Neil Machado},
  journal={JOP : Journal of the pancreas},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={18-25}
}
CONTEXT Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) has evolved from a diagnostic tool to primarily therapeutic procedure. With this, the complexity of the procedure and risk of complication including duodenal perforation have increased. In this article, the recent literature is reviewed to identify the optimal management and factors influencing the clinical outcome. METHOD Recent literature in English language from the year 2000 onwards, containing major studies of 9 or more cases… CONTINUE READING