Therapeutic ERCP

ERCP has now evolved from a purely diagnostic modality to a powerful therapeutic tool. Therapeutic ERCP has now replaced many hazardous open surgical procedures1 . ERCP in relation to biliary tree is now well established and that of pancreas is on a threshold of promising future2 . As the acceptability towards therapeutic ERCP continues to increase globally, the number of patients in this field will also increase with time. The number of procedures performed each year in our country continues to increase…

 

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