Post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis: Risk factors and predictors of severity
Ayman El Nakeeb, Ehab El Hanafy, Tarek Salah, Ehab Atef, Hosam Hamed, Ahmad M Sultan, Emad Hamdy, Mohamed Said, Ahmed A El Geidie, Tharwat Kandil, Mohamed El Shobari, Gamal El Ebidy, Gastroenterology Surgical Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura 35516, Egypt
Author contributions: El Nakeeb A designed the research; El Nakeeb A, El Hanafy E, Salah T, Atef E, Hamed H, Sultan AM, Hamdy E, Said M, El Geidie AA, KandilT, El Shobari M and El Ebidy G performed the research; El Nakeeb A and Said M analyzed data; El Nakeeb A and Hamed H wrote the paper.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the institutional review board of Mansoura University.
Informed consent statement: All patients underwent ERCP after a careful explanation of the nature of the disease and possible complications.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There are no potential conflicts of interest relevant to this article.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Ayman El Nakeeb, Associate Professor, Gastroenterology Surgical Center, Mansoura University, El Gomhouria St, Mansoura 35516, Egypt. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: June 5, 2016
Peer-review started: June 6, 2016
First decision: July 20, 2016
Revised: July 27, 2016
Accepted: August 27, 2016
Article in press: August 29, 2016
Published online: November 16, 2016