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New classification system for indications for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography predicts diagnoses and adverse events

Yuen, Nicholas; O'Shaughnessy, Pauline; Thomson, Andrew


Background: Indications for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) have received little attention, especially in scientific or objective terms. Aim: To review the prevailing ERCP indications in the literature, and to propose and evaluate a new ERCP indication system, which relies on more objective pre-procedure parameters. Methods: An analysis was conducted on 1758 consecutive ERCP procedures, in which contemporaneous use was made of an a-priori indication system....[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology
DOI: 10.1080/00365521.2017.1384053


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