Preoperative Endoscopic Retrograde Pancreatography in Acute Pancreatitis

  • C. Gebhardt
Conference paper

Abstract

Until now endoscopic retrograde pancreatography (ERP) has been considered contraindicated in cases of hemorrhagic necrotizing pancreatitis. Because acute pancreatitis is regarded as a typical though rare complication of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), it appeared unreasonable to perform such an examination in the presence of an already existing pancreatic necrosis.

Keywords

Pancreatitis Peri Perforation 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Gebhardt
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryNürnberg 90Germany

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