TITLE

Preliminary data on the use of intraductal optical coherence tomography during ERCP for investigating main pancreatic duct strictures

AUTHOR(S)
Testoni, P. A.; Mariani, A.; Mangiavillano, B.; Arcidiacono, P. G.; Masci, E.
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Gut;Nov2006, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p1680
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the preliminary data on the use of intraductal optical coherence tomography (OCT) during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) for investigating main pancreatic duct structures. According to sources, OCT, which is an optical imaging technique using infrared light, was inserted inside a standard transparent ERCP catheter. This study is intended to assess the feasibility of intraductal OCT in vivo during an ERCP procedure.
ACCESSION #
23149290

 

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