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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Weber, A; Roesch, T; Pointner, S; Born, P; Neu, B; Meining, A; Schmid, RM; Prinz, C 
Title:
Transpancreatic precut sphincterotomy for cannulation of inaccessible common bile duct: a safe and successful technique. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: Obstruction of the biliary tract can lead to severe complications. The common treatment of patients with biliary tract obstruction is the decompression by endoscopic procedures. However, cannulation of the common bile duct can be difficult under certain instances because of anatomical variations or obstruction at the biliary entrance level. Needle-knife or precut sphincterotomy has been described as technique to facilitate biliary access in patients with difficult bile duct cannulatio...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Pancreas 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
36 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
187-91 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0885-3177 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik