Sphincterotomy for biliary sphincter of Oddi dysfunction.

  title={Sphincterotomy for biliary sphincter of Oddi dysfunction.},
  author={Alexander G Craig and James Toouli},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND The sphincter of Oddi regulates both bile and pancreatic juice flow into the duodenum. When dysfunction occurs it leads to problems relating to either the bile or pancreatic ducts. On the biliary side, the most common problem is recurrent biliary type pain following cholecystectomy. OBJECTIVES Is sphincterotomy effective treatment for biliary sphincter of Oddi dysfunction patients? SEARCH STRATEGY Electronic data bases, including the Collaborative Review Group trial registers… CONTINUE READING

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