Evidence-Based Medicine in Gastroenterology: 9 Quality Indicators for ERCP
Taskforce on Quality in Endoscopy.
1. Appropriate indication
2. Informed consent
3. Assessment of procedural difficulty
4. Prophylactic antibiotics
5. Cannulation rates (desired duct, use of precut)
6. Extraction of common bile duct stones
7. Biliary stent placement
8. Complete documentation
9. Complication rates: pancreatitis, bleeding, perforation and cholangitis
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