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This is the most comprehensive and user-friendly book yet produced on ERCP. For the first time it combines an in-depth review of this complex topic with easily accessible, detailed and authoritative instructions on how to safely gain access to the biliary and pancreatic ducts and deliver effective therapy. The intricacies of the procedures are shown using beautifully drawn step-by-step illustrations. This book is dedicated to simplifying and explaining everything that you need to know to effectively and safely practice ERCP.



Published: October 2007

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-4271-6


  • Section 1 General topics

    1 Medicolegal Issues

    2 The ERCP Room

    3 Radiologic Issues in ERCP

    4 Endoscopes, Guidewires and Accessories

    5 Sedation and Analgesia for ERCP

    6 Complications of ERCP: Prediction, Prevention and Management

    7 ERCP Training

    Section 2 Techniques

    8 Cannulation of the Major and Minor Papilla

    9 Access (Precut) Sphincterotomy: Conceptual Philosophy and Technical Details

    10 Sphincter of Oddi Manometry

    11 Balloon Dilation of the Papilla

    12 Biliary Sphincterotomy

    13 Stone Extraction

    14 Pancreatic Sphincterotomy

    15 Minor Papilla Endoscopic Sphincterotomy

    16 Plastic Pancreatic and Biliary Stents: Concepts and Insertion Techniques

    17 Expandable Stent Insertion

    18 Stent Removal: Migrated and Non-migrated
    19 Papillectomy/Ampullectomy

    20 Pancreatoscopy

    21 Cholangioscopy

    22 ERCP in Children

    23 ERCP in Pregnancy

    24 ERCP in Surgically Altered Anatomy

    Section 3 Approach to Clinical Problems

    25 Dilated Bile Duct

    26 Ampullary Neoplasm

    27 Malignant Biliary Obstruction: Distal
    Raed Alsulaiman and Alan N. Barkun

    28 Malignant Biliary Obstruction: Hilar

    29 Indeterminate Biliary Stricture

    30 Benign Biliary Strictures

    31 Biliary Surgery Complications including Transplantation

    32 ERCP for the Acute and Chronic Complications of Pancreatic Surgery

    33 Choledocholithiasis

    34 Pancreaticobiliary Pain and Suspected SOD

    35 Sclerosing Cholangitis

    36 Choledochal Cysts

    37 Parasitic Disease: Endoscopic Diagnosis and Management of Tropical Parasitic Infestations

    38 Recurrent Pyogenic Cholangitis

    39 Biliary Interventions in Acute Gallstone Pancreatitis

    40 Pancreatic Interventions in Acute Pancreatitis: Ascites, Fistulae, Leaks and Other Disruptions

    41 Idiopathic Acute Pancreatitis: Role of ERCP in Diagnosis and Therapy

    42 Pancreas Divisum and Other Pancreaticobiliary Anomalies

    43 Chronic Pancreatitis: Stones and Strictures

    44 Suspected IPMN and Cystic Lesions of the Pancreas

    45 Endoscopic Drainage of Pancreatic Pseudocysts, Abscesses and Organized (Walled-Off) Necrosis


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