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Research Article

A Novel Round Insulated Tip Papillotome as an Alternative to the Classic Needle-Knife for Precut Sphincterotomy in Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

Table 1

Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics of eligible patients.

NKS group ()r-ITP group () value

Age, year (mean ± SD)60.1 ± 14.461.1 ± 16.00.67
Women, (%) 40 (57.1)40 (57.9)0.92
Indications
 Bile duct stone(s), (%)52 (74.2)45 (65.2)0.25
 Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction, (%)6 (8.5)8 (11.6)0.56
 Acute pancreatitis, (%)8 (11.4)8 (11.6)0.98
 Chronic pancreatitis, (%)4 (5.7)5 (7.2)0.72
 Malignancy, (%)7 (10)6 (8.7)0.79
Associated conditions
 Periampullary diverticulum, (%)4 (5.9)3 (4.3)0.72
 Billroth II operation, (%)2 (2.9)3 (4.3)0.64
 Hydatid disease, (%)0 (0)1 (1.5)0.32

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