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Title: Combined Versus Separate Sessions of Endoscopic Ultrasound and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography for the Diagnosis and Management of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma with Biliary Obstruction
Authors: Purnak, Tugrul
El Hajj, Ihab I
Sherman, Stuart
Fogel, Evan L
McHenry, Lee
Lehman, Glen
Gromski, Mark A
Al-Haddad, Mohammad
DeWitt, John
Watkins, James L
Easler, Jeffrey J
Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine 
Keywords: ERCP
Endoscopic ultrasound
Obstructive jaundice
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
Issue Date: 2021
Part of: Digestive Diseases and Sciences
Volume: 66
Start page: 2786
End page: 2794
Abstract: 
A single-procedure session combining EUS and ERCP (EUS/ERCP) for tissue diagnosis and biliary decompression for pancreatic duct adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is technically feasible. While EUS/ERCP may offer expedience and convenience over an approach of separate procedures sessions, the technical success and risk for complications of a combined approach is unclear.
URI: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/5225
ISSN: 01632116
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-020-06564-0
Ezproxy URL: Link to full text
Type: Journal Article
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