Rectal NSAIDs for the prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Sun2014RectalNF,
  title={Rectal NSAIDs for the prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Hongli Sun and Bing Han and Hong-Peng Zhai and Xin-Hua Cheng and Kai Ma},
  journal={The surgeon : journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland},
  year={2014},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={141-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Acute pancreatitis is the most frequent complication of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). We conducted a meta-analysis to evaluate the efficacy and safety of rectal nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for the prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis (PEP). METHODS PubMed and Embase databases were searched through April 2013. Results are reported as relative risk (RR) or weighted mean difference (WMD) with 95% confidence interval (95% CI). The… CONTINUE READING
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