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Is ESR important for predicting post-ERCP pancreatitis?
Background: Pancreatitis remains the most common complication of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), resulting in substantial morbidity and occasional mortality. There are notable controversies and ...
Preventive role of wire-guided cannulation to reduce hyperamylasemia and pancreatitis following endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
Background and Study Aims. The usefulness of wire-guided cannulation for avoiding hyperamylasemia and pancreatitis following endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is conflicting, and therefore we designed ...
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography outcome from a single referral center in Iran
BACKGROUND: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is the first choice for diagnostic evaluation of the pancreatic and biliary tree and can be accompanied by a high diagnostic sensitivity and a poor therapeutic ...
Risk factors for post-ERCP cholangitis in patients with pancreatic cancer from a single referral center in Iran
Cholangitis is relatively uncommon but associated mortality is high due to the predisposition in people with underlying disease. For this recognition of contributing risk factors is necessary. Therefore, the present ...
Predictive value and main determinants of abnormal features of intraoperative cholangiography during cholecystectomy
BACKGROUND: The major issue with intraoperative cholangiography (IOC) is whether its diagnostic accuracy for common bile duct (CBD) stones matches that of other diagnostic procedures, and thus, whether it will become a ...