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Table 1 Published reports on endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in patients with blood clots

From: Obstructive jaundice due to a blood clot after ERCP: a case report and review of the literature

Ref. Year Patients Age/ Sex Procedure Anatomical abnormality Recurrence time after the first procedure Complication(s) Treatment Recover time Outcome
Mosenkis BN Ref 3 1997 68/F ERCP+EST a mild dilation CBD 3 days cholangitis ERCP+ balloon dilation 1 week alive
Aftab Ala Ref 4 1999 27/M ERCP+EST normal CBD 4 days cholangitis and bleeding ERCP+EST + stent placement 3 weeks alive
Ergül B Ref 5 2012 61/F ERCP+EST + stent placement a blunt end of the CBD at the level of the ampulla Vater 1 day cholangitis ERCP+ balloon dilation 3 days alive
Maroy B Ref 6 2013 45/M ERCP+balloon dilation an intrapancreatic bile duct 2 days pancreatitis, angiocholitis, multisystemic failure and liver abscesses ERCP+ stent placement 2 months alive
  1. ERCP endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  2. EST endodcopic sphincterotomy