La colangio-pancreatografia ecoendoscopicamente guidata

Translated title of the contribution: Endoscopic Ultrasound-guided bile duct and pancreatic duct drainage

Vanessa M. Shami, Michel Kahaleh

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Abstract

Endoscopic ultrasound-guided cholangiopancreatography (EUCP) has become an alternative to percutaneous drainage or surgery in patients with obstructive jaundice or pancreatic obstruction after failed conventional ERCP The different techniques of EUS-guided biliary and pancreatic drainage are described and the literature reviewed. Due to the technical complexity associated with this procedure, it should be reserved for endoscopists at tertiary care centers with advanced training in both EUS and ERCP.

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)293-298
Number of pages6
JournalGiornale Italiano di Endoscopia Digestiva
Volume32
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

Keywords

  • Cholangiography
  • Drainage
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Pancreatography

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