Role of ERCP in acute pancreatitis.


GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY S231 Caused primarily by gallstones and alcohol in the adult U.S. population, acute pancreatitis is associated with considerable morbidity. Mortality rates, in turn, have been reported as between 5% and 10% and usually are the consequence of sepsis or multiorgan failure.1-4 ERCP interaction in acute pancreatitis has primarily been… (More)

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