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Ann Med Res. 2000; 7(2): 121-124


retrograde cholangiopancreatography complications

  Melih KARINCAOGLU*, Murat ALADAĞ*, Yüksel SEÇKİN*, Bülent KANTARÇEKEN*,  İbrahim DOĞAN*, Ramazan SARI*, Bülent YILDIRIM*, Fatih HİLMİOĞLU*.




Abstract

 


Objective: The aim of this study was to review the complications of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in the patients.

Method: To evaluate the frequency of complications associated with diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP, all endoscopic procedures from 1993 to 1999 were retrospectively reviewed.

Results: A total of 705 procedures were performed on 504 patients. Overall compli­cation was %8 (n: 42) and mortality was 0.5% (n: 3). Pancreatitis and cholangitis were the most common complication after diagnostic ERCP with a rate of 2% (n: 10) and bleeding after endoscopic sphincterotomy with a rate of 2 % (n: 10).

Conclusions: These complication rates can be said reasonable for biliary therapeutic interventions.

Key words: ERCP, complications, endoscopic, treatment






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