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What does EST stand for?

EST stands for Endoscopic Sphincterotomy


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It is necessary to undergo following examinations before deciding for endoscopic therapy: (i) Duodenoscopy with biopsy (vegetative duodenal lesion x ulcerations far from papilla), (ii) Intraampullar lesions require endosonography and miniprobe endoscopic sphincterotomy with collection of histological samples.
Among the 116 patients who also underwent endoscopic sphincterotomy (a risk factor for acute pancreatitis), significantly fewer diclofenac patients (2 of 53) developed acute pancreatitis than did controls (12 of 63).
Indeed, multiple series indicate that endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography with sphincter of Oddi manometry followed by endoscopic sphincterotomy causes pancreatitis in 20%-30% of treated patients.