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ERCP-Induced Perforations

  • S. Soundappan
  • R. Pradeep
  • G. V. Rao
  • D. N. Reddy
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Part of the GI Surgery Annual book series (GISA, volume 25)

Abstract

In the epoch of minimally invasive management of biliary and pancreatic disorders, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) combined with endoscopic sphincterotomy (ES) has become a prevalent procedure all over the world. Even though ES is a safe procedure, it carries a small but significant number of serious complications which include pancreatitis, bleeding, cholangitis and perforation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Soundappan
    • 1
  • R. Pradeep
    • 1
  • G. V. Rao
    • 1
  • D. N. Reddy
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgical GastroenterologyAsian Institute of GastroenterologyHyderabadIndia

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