Sphincterotomy, Endoscopic

Known as: Sfinterotomia, Sphincterotomy (procedure), Endoscopic Sphincterotomies 
Incision of Oddi's sphincter or Vater's ampulla performed by inserting a sphincterotome through an endoscope (DUODENOSCOPE) often following… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST) to remove bile-duct stones is the most frequently used endoscopic technique. Few… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To compare success rate, length of hospital stay, clinical results, and costs of sequential treatment (endoscopic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Endoscopic papillary balloon dilatation may be an alternative to endoscopic sphincterotomy in the treatment of bile… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Bile duct stones are still present in 10% to 15% of patients after the application of conventional endoscopic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Patients who undergo endoscopic sphincterotomy for common bile-duct stones, who have residual gallbladder stones, are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Most patients with acute biliary pancreatitis have stones in the biliary tract or ampulla of Vater. Because these… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Mostly retrospective series with limited use of sphincter of Oddi manometry have indicated that early complications are more… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Forty-seven patients thought to have dysfunction of the sphincter of Oddi were randomly assigned to undergo endoscopic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Between 1983 and 1988, endoscopic sphincterotomy was attempted on 1000 consecutive patients with a clinical diagnosis of bileduct… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
One hundred and twenty patients with known common bile duct stones were entered into a prospective randomised study of… (More)
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