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A case of pancreatic ascites is presented in which the preoperative use of endoscopic retrograde cannulation of the ampulla of Vater (ERCP) precisely located the site of pancreatic duct disruption and thus directed the choice of operation best suited to this patient. We suggest that in this form of ascites preoperative ERCP may aid in the selection of those patients whose lesions are surgically correctable.
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Accepted: May 7, 1976
☆Supported by a United States Public Health Service grant (AM5146).
© 1977 Published by Elsevier Inc.