A dangerous loop

Ahmad, Saqib and Bragg, Damian and Zaitoun, Abed and Lobo, Dileep N. (2016) A dangerous loop. Clinical Case Reporrts, 4 (5). pp. 535-536. ISSN 2050-0904

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Abstract

Key Clinical Message:

A 76-year-old man developed a hemoperitoneum after ERCP for choledocholithiasis. He underwent a laparotomy and splenectomy for a capsular tear at the splenic hilum, a rare complication of ERCP. “Bowing” of the endoscope with torsion on the greater curvature of the stomach may lead to shear forces causing splenic injury.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Adverse event, ERCP, hemorrhage, imaging, splenic injury, surgery
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Medicine > Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.563
Depositing User: Brueton, Kim
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2018 13:37
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2018 13:40
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/50648

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