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2021 Jan 27


EUS-Directed Transgastric ERCP: Systematic Review to Describe outcomes, adverse events and knowledge gaps.


Prakash S, Elmunzer JB, Forster EM, Cote G, Moran R
Endoscopy. 2021 Jan 27.
PMID: 33506456.


EUS-directed transgastric ERCP (EDGE) has emerged as a viable, completely endoscopic method for performing pancreaticobiliary interventions in patients with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass anatomy. The aims of this systematic review are: 1) to describe indications, outcomes and complications of EDGE; and 2) to identify deficiencies in our knowledge of important technical approaches and clinical outcomes.