Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú
versión impresa ISSN 1022-5129
YRIBERRY URENA, Simón et al. Intrapancreatic Mechanical Lithotripsy: report and review of the literature of a case in a patient with chronic pancreatitis and lithiasis of wirsung's duct . Rev. gastroenterol. Perú [online]. 2008, vol.28, n.2, pp. 171-176. ISSN 1022-5129.
The case of a 34 year-old woman with multiple lithiasis of Wirsungs duct who underwent a modified Puestows operation is presented. Two (2) months after the surgery, the patient entered with a severe pain chart compatible with acute pancreatitis as a result of chronic pancreatitis. A very large lithiasis is observed in the head of the pancreas. Therapeutic procedure, pancreatic sphincterotomy and mechanical lithotripsy are performed. The procedure is described and the literature is reviewed.
Palabras llave : Pancreatic lithiasis; chronic pancreatitis; mechanical lithotripsy; pancreatic sphincterotomy.