TITLE

Simple measures to prevent post- ERCP pancreatitis?

AUTHOR(S)
Testoni, Pier Alberto
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Gut;Sep2008, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p1197
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the results of a study which proposed simple measures to prevent post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) pancreatitis. The researchers have recognized a similar risk for post-ERCP pancreatitis in all four series, identifying homogeneity of the odds ratios and concluding that the efficacy of prophylactic NSAIDs applies to both standard- and high-risk patients.
ACCESSION #
34310401

 

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