Endoscopic treatment of walled-off pancreatic necrosis is becoming more prevalent in clinical practice, although perforation may complicate 5% of cases, and efficient management of this complication is imperative. In this report, we present a case of necrosis cavity perforation successfully managed by a combined laparoscopic-endoscopic approach, with a novel method of luminal defect closure.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques|
|State||Published - Oct 1 2010|
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