Definition of Endoscopic sphincterotomy

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Endoscopic sphincterotomy: An operation to cut the muscle between the common bile duct and the pancreatic duct. The operation uses a catheter and a wire to remove gallstones or other blockages. Also called endoscopic papillotomy.

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Pancreatitis is inflammation of an organ in the abdomen called the pancreas. See Answer

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