Chronic pancreatic pain successfully treated by endoscopic ultrasound-guided pancreaticogastrostomy using fully covered self-expandable metallic stent
Arunchai Chang, Varayu Prachayakul, Siriraj Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Center, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
Pitulak Aswakul, Liver and Digestive Institute, Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Author contributions: Prachayakul V conceived of and designed the case report; Chang A reviewed the literature and drafted the article; Aswakul P and Prachayakul V revised and approved the final version of the article to be published.
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Correspondence to: Varayu Prachayakul, MD, Associate Professor, Siriraj Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Center, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University, 2 Prannok Road, Bangkok 10700, Thailand. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: November 10, 2015
Peer-review started: November 11, 2015
First decision: December 22, 2015
Revised: January 12, 2016
Accepted: February 23, 2016
Article in press: February 24, 2016
Published online: April 16, 2016