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Complication of therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  1. G I Papachristou,
  2. T H Baron
  1. Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
  1. Correspondence to:
    Professor T H Baron
    200 First Street SW, Charlton 8, Rochester, MN 55905, USA; baron.todd{at}

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Clinical presentation

A 69-year-old man underwent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for the evaluation of suspected hilar cholangiocarcinoma in the presence of primary sclerosing cholangitis. Cholangiography confirmed a hilar tight stricture. A 0.035-inch soft-tipped hydrophilic guidewire was advanced into the right intrahepatic biliary …

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