TITLE

TECHNICAL OUTCOMES OF ERCP IN PAEDIATRIC PATIENTS

AUTHOR(S)
Prasad, P.; Varodarajulu, S.; Payne, K. M.; Howes, R. H.; Cotton, P. B.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on a study that analyzes technical outcomes of ERCP in paediatric patient. Data on the outcomes of ERCP in paediatric patients are limited due to fewer studies and small numbers of patients in published trials. The study aimed to determine if there is a difference between paediatric and adult patients with respect to success and complications of diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP. ERCP on paediatric patients in expert hands carry a high degree of success and tow complication rate that is comparable with the adult population.
ACCESSION #
13219011

 

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