Patency of the accessory pancreatic duct in chronic pancreatitis.

  title={Patency of the accessory pancreatic duct in chronic pancreatitis.},
  author={Terumi Kamisawa},
  journal={JOP : Journal of the pancreas},
  volume={5 2},
I read the paper by Hernández Garces et al. [1] with interest and I have some questions. I have prospectively examined patency of the accessory pancreatic duct (APD) by dyeinjection endoscopic retrograde pancreatography in 410 cases (291 controls, 46 acute pancreatitis, 32 chronic pancreatitis, 27 pancreaticobiliary maljunction, and 14 intraductal papillary mucinous tumor of the pancreas) [2, 3, 4]. Egress of dye from the minor duodenal papilla observed endoscopically was taken as an indication… CONTINUE READING


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