Portobiliary fistula: unusual complication of wire-guided cannulation during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.

@article{Kawakami2011PortobiliaryFU,
  title={Portobiliary fistula: unusual complication of wire-guided cannulation during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.},
  author={H Kawakami and Masaki Kuwatani and T Kudo and Nobuyuki Ehira and H Yamato and M Asaka},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2011},
  volume={43 Suppl 2 UCTN},
  pages={E98-9}
}
used for bile duct cannulation during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) [1]. Here we present a patient with a WGC-induced portobiliary fistula. A 65-year-old man was admitted to our department for further evaluation of a dilated segment IV bile duct detected on computed tomography (CT). There was no evidence of dilated veins or aberrant vessel development around the pancreatic head on CT. The physical examination and laboratory tests were unremarkable. Duodenoscopy revealed… CONTINUE READING