Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

What is Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography?

A method of cholangiopancreatography using an endoscope to inspect and cannulate the ampulla of Vater, with injection of contrast medium for radiographic examination of the pancreatic, hepatic, and common bile ducts.The procedure is helpful in determining the cause of jaundice.

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1 year ago now, i started getting heart flutters about 10 a day, felt like my heart rythem was all over the place would last few seconds sometimes...

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PET scan and blood test for ca 19.9

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I would advise you to do 2 further tests....

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what is the procedure involve to check the pressure in the gall bladder I believe its similar to an upper endoscopy but is surgery needed to...

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endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).

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A 28 Years male patient hospitalizaed with complaints of severe pain in abdomen with irregular Bowels since 2 days and diagnosed to have? Acute pancreatitis...

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yes alcohol is likely cause in this case

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The commonest cause for acute pancreatitis...

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