Risk factors for failure of endoscopic stenting of biliary strictures in chronic pancreatitis: a prospective follow-up study


OBJECTIVES:The aims of this study were to investigate the value of interventional endoscopy in patients with strictures of the common bile duct (CBD) caused by chronic pancreatitis (CP), and to define the subset of patients who may be at risk for failure of endoscopic intervention, in a prospective follow-up study.METHODS:A total of 61 patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2003.08667.x


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