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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 2

Efficacy and safety of precut papillotomy procedures.

NKS group ()r-ITP group () value

Successful cannulation, (%)60 (85.7)62 (89.9)0.46
Post-ERCP pancreatitis, (%)3 (4.9)2 (2.9)0.67
Mild bleeding, (%)1 (1.4)1 (1.4)0.99
Prophylactic PD stenting, (%)8 (11.4)7 (10.1)0.81
Perforation, (%)0 (0)0 (0)N/A
Death, (%)0 (0)0 (0)N/A

N/A: not available.

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