Duodenal perforation during ERCP. A case report

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.6773573

Cajamarca LR. et al. Duodenal perforation during ERCP. A case report. Am J Med Surg. June 2022; 8(2). 9-12

BACKGROUND:

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a widely used procedure for the treatment of biliary and pancreatic pathology, however, several complications can occur. Among these, duodenal perforation has an incidence of 0.08-1%, but its mortality can increase to 23% when severe sepsis occurs, requiring urgent surgical treatment.

 

KEY WORDS: Intestinal perforation, diagnosis, complications, mortality, surgery, operative procedures.