ERCP and accessing the ampulla of vater in the bariatric patient

Douglas A. Howell, Gennadiy Bakis

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Common bile duct obstruction by gallstones is a frequent occurrence in patients following rapid weight loss after successful Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. The challenge of accessing the papilla and performing successful therapeutic ERCP is undergoing rapid development. This chapter will review recent developments and suggest a treatment algorithm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)153-159
Number of pages7
JournalTechniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2010


  • ERCP
  • Enteroscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology


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