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Risk factors for complications of ERCP in primary sclerosing cholangitis.

Authors
  • Ismail, S
  • Kylänpää, L
  • Mustonen, H
  • Halttunen, J
  • Lindström, O
  • Jokelainen, K
  • Udd, M
  • Färkkilä, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Endoscopy
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2012
Volume
44
Issue
12
Pages
1133–1138
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1325677
PMID: 23108808
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In patients with PSC the incidence of ERCP complications remained relatively low. The complication risk increased with the complexity of cannulation. In a patient with PSC in whom follow-up ERCP is planned, biliary sphincterotomy should be considered, as it may protect against PEP.

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