What Is a Biliary Endoscopic Sphincterotomy? Center

A biliary endoscopic sphincterotomy is a procedure that cuts the muscle (sphincter) between the common bile duct and pancreatic duct. This procedure uses a catheter (flexible tube) and wire to remove gallstones or any other blockages. A biliary endoscopic sphincterotomy is commonly performed for the removal of common bile duct (CBD) stones, treatment of papillary stenosis or sphincter of Oddi dysfunction (bile obstruction), stent placement, and tissue sampling. Read more: What Is a Biliary Endoscopic Sphincterotomy? Article

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