precut sphincterotomy

precut sphincterotomy

GI disease An endoscopic sphincterotomy that requires endoscopic dissection of the papilla with various techniques–eg, needle-knife method, to access the bile duct. See ERCP.
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In a local study conducted by Haqqi on 50 patients regarding post ERCP pancreatitis, female gender (64%), precut sphincterotomy (68%), pancreatic duct contrast injections (54%), higher number of attempts of CBD cannulation and difficult CBD cannulation were recognized as factors for post ERCP pancreatitis10.
Our findings are in agreement with a local study conducted by Haqqi on 50 patients regarding post ERCP pancreatitis, female gender (64%), precut sphincterotomy (68%), pancreatic duct contrast injections (54%), higher number of attempts of CBD cannulation and difficult CBD cannulation were recognized as factors for post ERCP pancreatitis10.
In cases of difficulty in cannulation, precut sphincterotomy was done.