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ERCP, now in its second edition, is dedicated to simplifying and explaining everything that you need to know to effectively and safely practice endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. High-quality images, illustrative diagrams, and coverage of the latest techniques guide you through this complex topic and help you achieve optimal outcomes.


Hardbound, 544 Pages

Published: February 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-2367-6



    1 Four Decades: The History of ERCP

    2 The ERCP Room

    3 Radiologic Issues and Radiation Safety During ERCP

    4 Endoscopes, Guidewires and Accessories

    5 Sedation in ERCP

    6 Indications for and Contraindications to ERCP

    7 Adverse Events of ERCP: Prediction, Prevention and Management

    8 ERCP Training

    9 Preparation for ERCP

    10 Principles of Electrosurgery

    11 Quality Issues and Measures in ERCP

    12 Medicolegal Issues in ERCP


    13 Cannulation of the Major Papilla

    14 Access (Precut) Papillotomy

    15 Sphincter of Oddi Manometry

    16 Biliary Sphincterotomy

    17 Balloon Dilation of the Native and Postsphincterotomy Papilla

    18 Stone Extraction

    19 Pancreatic Sphincterotomy

    20 Minor Papilla Cannulation and Sphincterotomy

    21 Plastic Pancreaticoiliary Stents and Nasopancreaticobiliary Tubes: Concepts and Insertion Techniques

    22 Biliary Metal Stent Insertion

    23 Pancreaticobiliary Stent Removal: Migrated and Nonmigrated

    24 Papillectomy and Ampullectomy

    25 Pancreatoscopy

    26 Cholangioscopy

    27 ERCP in Children

    28 ERCP in Pregnancy

    29 ERCP in Surgically Altered Anatomy

    30 Echoendoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Biliary Drainage

    31 Endoscopic Ultrasound-Assisted Access to the Pancreatic Duct


    32 Pancreas Divisum, Biliary Cysts, and Other Congenital Anomalies

    33 Approach to the Dilated Bile Duct and Pneumobilia

    34 The Dilated Pancreatic Duct

    35 Ampullary Neoplasia

    36 Malignant Biliary Obstruction: Distal

    37 Malignant Biliary Obstruction of the Hilum and Proximal Bile Ducts

    38 Indeterminate Biliary Stricture

    39 Combined Biliary and Duodenal Obstruction

    40 Benign Biliary Strictures

    41 Biliary Surgery Adverse Events Including Liver Transplantation

    42 ERCP for Acute and Chronic Adverse Events of Pancreatic Surgery and Pancreatic Trauma

    43 Choledocholithiasis

    44 Pancreatobiliary Pain and Suspected Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction

    45 Sclerosing Cholangitis

    46 Tropical Parasitic Infestations

    47 Recurrent Pyogenic Cholangitis

    48 Cystic Lesions of the Pancreas

    49 Unexplained Acute Pancreatitis

    50 Biliary Intervention in Acute Gallstone Pancreatitis

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

    52 Chronic Pancreatitis: Stones and Strictures

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


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