Size and type of periampullary duodenal diverticula are associated with bile duct diameter and recurrence of bile duct stones.

@article{Kim2013SizeAT,
  title={Size and type of periampullary duodenal diverticula are associated with bile duct diameter and recurrence of bile duct stones.},
  author={Chang Whan Kim and Jae Hyuck Chang and Ji Hun Kim and Tae Ho Kim and In Seok Lee and Sok Won Han},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={893-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Periampullary diverticula (PAD) are not uncommon findings during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, but its clinical significance had not been established. To investigate the clinical characteristics associated with PAD and their relationships with the type and size of PAD in patients with common bile duct (CBD) stones was aimed. METHODS Three hundred seventy patients undergoing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography between March 2010 and July 2012… CONTINUE READING

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