Using Cholangioscopy and Novel SpyGlass™ Retrieval Basket to Remove Complex Stones in the Pancreatic Duct by Dr. Hamad & Dr. Khosravi, Gilbert, Arizona, U.S.A

Patient History

A 20-year-old female with a history of chronic pancreatitis and recurrent pancreatic ductal stones was referred to our group prior to surgical intervention. She had been hospitalized at several hospitals over the past year and had undergone a variety of treatments for pancreatic ductal stones including ERCP with stent placement and extra corporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL). She was acutely symptomatic and had been recently hospitalized. She had also attempted pancreatic enzyme therapy without success.