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Effect Of BMI On The Occurrence And Severity Of Pancreatitis After Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography


Ahmet Erhan

Department of Urology, Başkent University School of Medicine, Alanya Practice and Research Center, Antalya, Turkey

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Background: rubor may be a potential major complication once scrutiny retrograde cholangiopancreatography (post-ERCP pancreatitis; PEP). blubber has been related to increased severity of acute rubor. However, the correlation between blubber and sprightliness is debatable. Therefore, our study aimed to clarify the link between body mass index (BMI) and therefore the incidence and severity of sprightliness. Methods: A retrospective cohort study was conducted to elucidate the link between BMI and sprightliness altogether patients UN agency underwent ERCP in a very tertiary referral center between January 2009 and Oct 2016. Patient characteristics and procedure details were collected. sprightliness was outlined by accord criteria. variable supply regression was accustomed confirm the association between BMI and sprightliness. Results: The analysis enclosed 2236 patients whose BMI was recorded and had adequate follow up (921 with BMI≥30 kg/m2, 1315 with BMI

Obesity, underweight, body mass index, post-ERCP pancreatitis


Ahmet Erhan. Effect of BMI on the occurrence and severity of pancreatitis after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology 2022.

Journal Info

  • Journal Name: Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Impact Factor: 2.709**
  • ISSN: 2832-4870
  • DOI: 10.52338/jjogastro
  • Short Name: JJOGASTRO
  • Acceptance rate: 55%
  • Volume: 4 (2024)
  • Submission to acceptance: 25 days
  • Acceptance to publication: 10 days


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