Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
Volume 2010, Article ID 517864, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/517864
Case Report

Endosonography-Guided Pancreatic Duct Drainage for Chronic Pancreatitis: A Case Report and Review

Department of Gastroenterology, Sendai City Medical Center, Sendai, Miyagi 983-0824, Japan

Received 10 February 2010; Accepted 11 March 2010

Academic Editor: C. Mel Wilcox

Copyright © 2010 Kei Ito et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. A. L. Warshaw, P. A. Banks, and C. Fernandez-Del Castillo, “AGA technical review: treatment of pain in chronic pancreatitis,” Gastroenterology, vol. 115, no. 3, pp. 765–776, 1998. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. G. M. Eisen, R. Chutkan, J. L. Goldstein et al., “Endoscopic therapy of chronic pancreatitis,” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 52, no. 6, pp. 843–848, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. G. A. Douglas, D. Lichtenstein, T. H. Baron et al., “The role of endoscopy in patients with chronic pancreatitis,” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 63, no. 7, pp. 933–937, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. N. Harada, T. Kouzu, M. Arima, T. Asano, T. Kikuchi, and K. Isono, “Endoscopic ultrasound-guided pancreatography: a case report,” Endoscopy, vol. 27, no. 8, pp. 612–615, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. L. Bataille and P. Deprez, “A new application for therapeutic EUS: main pancreatic duct drainage with a “pancreatic rendezvous technique”,” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 55, pp. 740–743, 2002. View at Google Scholar
  6. E. François, M. Kahaleh, M. Giovannini, C. Matos, and J. Devière, “EUS-guided pancreaticogastrostomy,” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 128–133, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. S. Mallery, J. Matlock, and M. L. Freeman, “EUS-guided rendezvous drainage of obstructed biliary and pancreatic ducts: report of 6 cases,” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 100–107, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. G. Tessier, E. Bories, M. Arvanitakis et al., “EUS-guided pancreatogastrostomy and pancreatobulbostomy for the treatment of pain in patients with pancreatic ductal dilatation inaccessible for transpapillary endoscopic therapy,” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 233–241, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. M. Kahaleh, A. J. Hernandez, J. Tokar, R. B. Adams, V. M. Shami, and P. Yeaton, “EUS-guided pancreaticogastrostomy: analysis of its efficacy to drain inaccessible pancreatic ducts,” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 224–230, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. A. Saftoiu, D. Dumitrescu, M. Stoica et al., “EUS-assisted rendezvous stenting of the pancreatic duct for chronic calcifying pancreatitis with multiple pseudocysts,” Pancreatology, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 74–79, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. J. Keenan, S. Mallery, and M. L. Freeman, “EUS rendezvous for pancreatic stent placement during endoscopic snare ampullectomy,” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 66, no. 4, pp. 850–853, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. F. C. Gleeson and B. T. Petersen, “Drainage of an inaccessible main pancreatic duct via EUS−guided transgastric stenting through the minor papilla,” Endoscopy, vol. 39, pp. E313–E314, 2007. View at Google Scholar
  13. D. L. Cahen, D. J. Gouma, Y. Nio et al., “Endoscopic versus surgical drainage of the pancreatic duct in chronic pancreatitis,” The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 356, no. 7, pp. 676–684, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. M. J. Wiersema and L. M. Wiersema, “Endosonography-guided celiac plexus neurolysis,” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 44, no. 6, pp. 656–662, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. H. Grimm, K. F. Binmoeller, and N. Soehendra, “Endosonography-guided drainage of a pancreatic pseudocyst,” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 170–171, 1992. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. J. Horaguchi, N. Fujita, Y. Noda et al., “Endosonography-guided biliary drainage in cases with difficult transpapillary endoscopic biliary drainage,” Digestive Endoscopy, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 239–244, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. N. Fujita, Y. Noda, G. Kobayashi et al., “Temporary endosonography-guided biliary drainage for transgastrointestinal deployment of a self-expandable metallic stent,” Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 43, no. 8, pp. 637–640, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus