Septic complications following endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

J. L. Davis, F. D. Milligan, J. L. Cameron

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In 4 patients, septic complications developed following endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography which required surgical intervention. The pathogenesis involved stasis in the pancreatic or biliary tree, but the source of infection was unclear. Prompt recognition and early surgical intervention should decrease the seriousness of these complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)365-367
Number of pages3
JournalSurgery Gynecology and Obstetrics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 1 1975


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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