Precut papillotomy versus persistence in difficult biliary cannulation: a prospective randomized trial.

@article{Tang2005PrecutPV,
  title={Precut papillotomy versus persistence in difficult biliary cannulation: a prospective randomized trial.},
  author={Shou-Jiang Tang and Gregory B. Haber and Paul P. Kortan and Simon A Zanati and Maria Cirocco and Marguerite Ennis and Adam B Elfant and Dominic Scheider and Hal Ter and Judy Dorais},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={58-65}
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Failed biliary cannulation occurs in up to 10% of patients undergoing ERCP. There is some controversy as to the safety and efficacy of using precut techniques to achieve biliary cannulation in difficult cases. To date, no randomized trial has compared the success and complication rates of precut with the rates for persistence when biliary cannulation is difficult. The aim of this study was to compare the success rates and complication rates of precut with the success… CONTINUE READING

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