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World J Gastroenterol. Jul 14, 2016; 22(26): 5909-5916
Published online Jul 14, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i26.5909
Table 1 Pros and Cons of endoscopic papillary balloon dilatation
Endoscopic papillary balloon dilatation1Beginner-friendlyMore pancreatitis?
Less bleedingLower success rate of stone removal?
Less perforation?
Less biliary infection?
Adaptive to altered anatomy
Preserved sphincter function