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Table 5 Complications of endoscopic papillectomy and outcomes of management

From: Therapeutic outcomes of endoscopic papillectomy for ampullary neoplasms: retrospective analysis of a multicenter study

  N (%) Management (Medical/Operation) Recovery (%)
Bleeding 18 (17.3) 17/1 18 (100)
Pancreatitis 16 (15.4) 16/0 16 (100)
Perforation 8 (7.7) 6/2 6 (75)
Mortality 2 (1.9)a   
  1. aOne case was caused by retroperitoneal perforation complicated with persistent bleeding. Another was also caused by retroperitoneal perforation combined with ongoing infection