Endoscopy 2021; 53(06): v26
DOI: 10.1055/a-1263-2498
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Lillian Wang et al. Impact of disconnected pancreatic duct syndrome on endoscopic ultrasound-guided drainage of pancreatic fluid collections

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided drainage of pancreatic fluid collections (PFCs) was analyzed retrospectively in this study of 141 patients. Disconnected pancreatic duct syndrome occurred frequently (40 %), but it was not associated with increased rates of EUS-guided drainage failure, or with the need for endoscopic re-intervention or step-up therapy. It was however associated with increased symptomatic PFC recurrence after stent removal.


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26 May 2021 (online)

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