TITLE

ERCP: indications, complications and contraindications

AUTHOR(S)
Patel, Kv; Wong, T.
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Gastrointestinal Nursing;Mar2013, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography has become an almost exclusively therapeutic procedure, indicated for choledocholithiasis, biliary and pancreatic neoplasms and postoperative biliary complications. In this review, KV Patel and T Wong give a detailed account of its indications, complications and absolute and relative contraindications. The safety and efficacy profile of this technique, when compared with other approaches, has been confirmed in a large, multicentred, comprehensive UK audit.
ACCESSION #
87313413

 

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