TITLE

A novel technique on EUS-guided access to dorsal pancreatic duct in a patient with pancreas divisum

AUTHOR(S)
Artifon, Everson L. A.; Rebello, Carolina; Frazão, Mariana S. V.; Otoch, José Pinhata
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology;Apr-Jun2012, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the use of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided access to dorsal pancreatic duct in a 32-year-old male with pancreas divisum and many episodes of acute pancreatitis. It provides a background of pancreas divisum. It explains why endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) was not possible in the patient.
ACCESSION #
86286980

 

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