Biochemistry

   

Technical Challenges During Therapeutic Ercp in a Patient with Situs Inversus Totalis

Authors: Shruti Khurana, Hani Zamil, Erik Rahimi, Sushovan Guha, Nirav Thosani

Situs inversus totalis is an extremely rare autosomal recessive disorder occurring in 0.01% of the population. The reversal of visceral organs poses technical difficulties for therapeutic intervention during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). We describe a unique case of a patient with situs inversus who underwent therapeutic ERCP for management of choledocholithiasis.

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