TITLE

BILIARY MANOMETRY IN SPHINCTER OF ODDI DYSFUNCTION: WHEN IS IT JUSTIFIED?

AUTHOR(S)
Vlavianos, P.; Westaby, D.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA50
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on a study related to biliary manometry in sphincter of oddi dysfunction (SOD). SOD is a disease characterised by biliary or pancreatic type pain often in post-cholecystectomy patients. Endoscopic sphincierotomy (ES) of the biliary and/or the pancreatic part of the sphincter is highly effective in those with dilated ducts and abnormal liver function tests. Biliary manometry and ES aas safe in group of patients. However, in view of the low efficacy it may not be indicated in patients with type 3 SOD.
ACCESSION #
13219009

 

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