Clin Endosc.  2012 Sep;45(3):305-312.

Prevention and Management of Post-Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Complications

Affiliations
  • 1Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA. mkahaleh@gmail.com
  • 2Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Abstract

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is associated with a spectrum of complications such as pancreatitis, hemorrhage, perforation, and cardiopulmonary events. These complications can range from mild to severe resulting in extended hospitalization, requiring surgical intervention, and leading to permanent disability or even death. Complications of ERCP have been better understood in the past decade, with adoption of standardized consensus-based definitions of complications and introduction of new recommendations to minimize risks of ERCP. Adequate selection of patients undergoing ERCP, skilled operators using novel techniques and prompt identification and treatment are key to successful prevention and management.

Keyword

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography; Pancreatitis; Prevention

MeSH Terms

Adoption
Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
Hemorrhage
Hospitalization
Humans
Pancreatitis
Full Text Links
  • CE
Actions
Cited
CITED
export Copy
Close
Share
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
Similar articles
Copyright © 2022 by Korean Association of Medical Journal Editors. All rights reserved.     E-mail: koreamed@kamje.or.kr