Combined lactated Ringer’s solution, rectal indomethacin reduces post-ERCP pancreatitis

Combined lactated Ringer's solution, rectal indomethacin reduces post-ERCP pancreatitis

Lactated Ringer’s solution infusion combined with rectal indomethacin reduced the incidence and readmission rates for post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis compared with either management strategy alone.“Acute pancreatitis is a potential ERCP adverse event that results in substantial medical costs and patient morbidity. Post-ERCP pancreatitis [PEP] incidence varies widely in the literature,” Khellaf Amalou, MD, of the Hospital Center De L’Armee in Algiers, Algeria, said in her presentation during UEG Week virtual. “Based on theRead More

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