Endoscopic management of pancreaticobiliary emergencies

James H. Tabibian, Todd H. Baron

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Abstract

Pancreaticobiliary disorders encompass a large and costly group of benign and malignant conditions, some of which can lead to life-threatening emergencies. For several decades, gastrointestinal endoscopy has continued to emerge as an important modality in the diagnosis and treatment of various pancreaticobiliary conditions and, in some emergent disorders, its role is well established. Herein, the endoscopic management of common pancreaticobiliary emergencies is outlined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGI Endoscopic Emergencies
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages243-255
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781493930852
ISBN (Print)9781493930845
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cholangitis
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  • Gallstones
  • Infection
  • Pancreatic disease
  • Sepsis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Tabibian, J. H., & Baron, T. H. (2016). Endoscopic management of pancreaticobiliary emergencies. In GI Endoscopic Emergencies (pp. 243-255). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-3085-2_18