Prevention of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis

Hoseini, Seyed Mousalreza and Esmaeelzadeh, Abbas and Salari, Masoumeh and Dadpour, Bita and Yekta Roudi, Khadijeh and Yekta Roudi, Mohammad and Javid Arabshahi, Zahra (2014) Prevention of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis. Reviews in Clinical Medicine, 1 (3). pp. 149-153.

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Pancreatitis is the most common and important complication of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Several risk factors play a role in the formation and progression of pancreatitis. These risk factors may be related to the patient, procedure or operator. All of these risk factors should be considered and should be lowered as far as possible with attention to pathogenesis of the development of post-ERCP pancreatitis. The pathogenesis include sphincter spasm, infection, contrast toxicity and pancreatic secretion that induce the activation of proteolytic enzymes and inflammatory processes. Some methods and pharmacologic agents assessed for the prevention of pathway in the pathogenesis to decrease post-ERCP pancreatitis.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WI Digestive System
Divisions: Journals > Reviews in Clinical Medicine
Depositing User: RCM RCM
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2017 13:51
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2017 13:51

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