Brief Article
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World J Gastroenterol. Dec 7, 2011; 17(45): 4993-4998
Published online Dec 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i45.4993
Table 3 Comparison of referred failed biliary cannulation ERCP and naïve papilla patients
Non-referred naive papillaPrevious failed biliary cannulationP value
Mean age (yr)62.5 (40-87)59.9 (18-96)NS
Sex (female:male)69:3161:39NS
Cannulation attempts3.2 (1-14)2.96 (1-8)NS
Time to cannulation4.2 min (0.08-41)4.4 min (0.8-13.5)NS
Cannulation success98%100%1.00
NKS rate12.7%27.4%0.017
Other ERCP complicationBleeding 0.5%Nil
Perforation 0.2%