Endoscopy 1995; 27(8): 612-615
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-1005769
Case Report

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Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Pancreatography: A Case Report

N. Harada, T. Kouzu, M. Arima, T. Asano, T. Kikuchi, K. Isono
  • Department of Surgery II, Chiba University School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
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Publication Date:
17 March 2008 (online)


Endoscopic ultrasound-guided pancreatography was performed on a 48-year-old man with a diagnosis of pancreatic stone. A pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy had been performed previously on this patient, approximately two years earlier, following the diagnosis of a tumor-forming pancreatitis. Endoscopic retrograde pancreatography and conventional ultrasound-guided percutaneous pancreatography had failed to yield a diagnosis. However, endoscopic ultrasound-guided pancreatography was performed successfully, delineating the pancreatic duct and a filling defect caused by intraductal calculi. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided pancreatography will be a potential alternative in cases when endoscopic retrograde pancreatography has failed or proved nondiagnostic.