Nonradiation ERCP with endoscopic biliary sphincterotomy plus papillary balloon dilation for the treatment of choledocholithiasis during pregnancy


ERSÖZ G. , TURAN İ. , TEKİN F. , Ozutemiz O. , TEKEŞİN O.

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, vol.30, no.1, pp.222-228, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00464-015-4190-1
  • Title of Journal : SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES
  • Page Numbers: pp.222-228

Abstract

Background Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is currently the treatment of choice for symptomatic choledocholithiasis in pregnant patients. We aimed to present our experience with pregnant patients who underwent nonradiation ERCP and to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a new technique.