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Table. 1.

Preventive Methods for Post-ERCP Pancreatitis

Mechanism Method Effect
Rectal NSAIDs Anti-inflammatory reaction Intra-rectal suppository (indomethacin, diclofenac) Effective
Aggressive hydration Organ perfusion Lactated Ringer’s solution: bolus, 10 mL/kg during ERCP maintain, 3 mL/kg/hour for 8 hours during and after ERCP Effective
Nitrate Relaxation of the sphincter of Oddi Sublingual supply Effective
Protease inhibitor Inhibit the function of protease Intravenous supply with various regimen Inconclusive

ERCP, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography; NSAIDs, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Korean J Gastroenterol 2022;79:195~198
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