Endoscopic papillary large balloon dilation without sphincterotomy for users of antithrombotic agents: a multicenter retrospective study.

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Summary of "Endoscopic papillary large balloon dilation without sphincterotomy for users of antithrombotic agents: a multicenter retrospective study."

With the aging population, an increasing number of individuals on antithrombotic agents are diagnosed with large bile duct stones. Studies have shown the effectiveness of endoscopic papillary large balloon dilation (EPLBD) for removal of large bile duct stones. EPLBD without endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST) may reduce the risk of procedure-related bleeding, but the safety of this procedure for users of antithrombotic agents remains unclear.


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Name: Digestive endoscopy : official journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society
ISSN: 1443-1661


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