The Comparison of Two Different 5.5 Fr Sphincterotomes for Selective Cannulation of the Common Bile Duct: A Prospective, Randomized Study


Ozaslan E., Purnak T., Efe C., Ozaslan N. G. , Cengiz M.

DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, vol.59, no.12, pp.3078-3084, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 59 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10620-014-3268-2
  • Title of Journal : DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.3078-3084

Abstract

Background and Aim There are scarce data regarding the impact of sphincterotome design on cannulation success. We aimed to compare two different 5.5 Fr standard sphincterotomes to determine initial cannulation success.