Three cases of duodenal perforation following ERCP

Masaya Shito, Seiichiro Ishii, Tai Omori

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The patients were 96, 73, 66-year-old females who have had undergone cholecystectomies as past medical histories. The present diseases were choledocholithiasis, hilar cholangiocarcinoma, and suspected carcinoma of the lower common bile duct, respectively. ERCP were performed for the therapeutic or diagnostic purpose. Post-ERCP duodenal perforation was diagnosed during the procedure in two patients and on the next day in one. Perforation region were duodenal second portion in 2 patients and duodenal bulbus in 1. Lavage and drainage in addition to suturing perforation site were performed immediately after diagnosis in all cases, and the postoperative course were uneventful.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2488-2493
Number of pages6
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Sept 1


  • ERCP

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology


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