ERCP - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781455723676, 9781455723836


2nd Edition

Authors: Todd Baron Richard Kozarek David Carr-Locke
eBook ISBN: 9781455723836
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 13th February 2013
Page Count: 544

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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.

Key Features

  • Deliver the most effective therapy with an in-depth review of intricate ERCP procedures, and equip yourself with the latest techniques, therapeutic modalities, and guidelines.
  • Master the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques with ERCP - your visual and interactive guide to this increasingly important procedure!

Table of Contents


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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About the Author

Todd Baron

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Director of Pancreaticobiliary Endoscopy, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Richard Kozarek

Affiliations and Expertise

Executive Director, Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center; Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

David Carr-Locke

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Division of Digestive Diseases, Beth Israel Medical Center; Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York