Papillary cannulation and sphincterotomy techniques at ERCP: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Clinical Guideline

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Synopsis

This Guideline is an official statement of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE). It provides practical advice on how to achieve successful cannulation and sphincterotomy at minimum risk to the patient. The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) system was adopted to define the strength of recommendations and the quality of evidence.

Keywords: bile duct stones; difficult biliary cannulation; double-guidewire technique; randomized controlled trials; needle-knife fistulotomy; retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis; Billroth II gastrectomy; large-balloon dilation; high-risk patients; periampullary duodenal diverticula

Available Languages

English

Source File

Publishing organization(s):

ESGE European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Scientific area:

Endoscopy
  


This item can be cited as: Endoscopy 2016; 48: 657–683; PMID 27299638 

Categorisation:

  • Format
    • Standards and Guidelines
  • Language
    • English
  • UEG Member Society
    • European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE)
  • UEG Week Pathway
    • Endoscopy
    • Pancreas
  • Year
    • 2016