Prevention of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis by pancreatic duct stenting using a loop-tipped guidewire
Yuji Sakai, Toshio Tsuyuguchi, Harutoshi Sugiyama, Masahiro Hayashi, Jun-ichi Senoo, Reina Sasaki, Yuko Kusakabe, Masato Nakamura, Shin Yasui, Rintaro Mikata, Osamu Yokosuka, Department of Gastroenterology and Nephrology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba City 260-8670, Japan
Masaru Miyazaki, Department of General Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba City 260-8670, Japan
Author contributions: Sakai Y wrote the paper; Sakai Y and Tsuyuguchi T performed endoscopic treatments; Sakai Y, Tsuyuguchi T, Miyazaki M and Yokosuka O were responsible for the study’s design, data analysis, and manuscript preparation; Sugiyama H, Hayashi M, Senoo J, Sasaki R, Kusakabe Y, Nakamura M, Yasui S and Mikata R were responsible for data collection.
Institutional review board statement: This study was conducted with the agreement of our ethical committee.
Informed consent statement: All the treatment procedures were performed after obtaining the patients’ informed consent in writing.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no other disclosures.
Data sharing statement: All researchers had equal access to the data.
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Correspondence to: Yuji Sakai, MD, Department of Gastroenterology and Nephrology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Inohana 1-8-1, Chuo-ku, Chiba City 260-8670, Japan. email@example.com
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Received: February 25, 2016
Peer-review started: February 27, 2016
First decision: April 15, 2016
Revised: May 2, 2016
Accepted: May 31, 2016
Article in press: June 2, 2016
Published online: August 16, 2016