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Yes: The most common complication associated with endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is the development of pancreatitis after the procedure. This complication occurs in about 5% of people who undergo the procedure. Other complications include damage to the intestines, bleeding, and problems with the contrast dye or anesthesia used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tube inserted orally or nasally, down esophagus, through stomach to duodenum, then slight turn into the commond duct so that a pictures can be taken and/or contrast injected into the ductwork to see if there are blockages of the common duct (from gall bladder) or ...Read more
Continue with lap chole complications.. had ercp and abd wash due to bile peritonitis last friday, just not feeling right today and noticed I'm jaund?
Get a second opinion: You need to be hospitalized and get a second surgical opinion. A university hospital would be a good choice ...Read more
Bleeding as a ERCP complication, where the blood is going? Into the stomach cavity or back into the blood stream?IRead is the most feared side effect
Having ercp w/manometry for sod. I am extremely high risk due to tiny ducts, what are probable complications with this scenario? Expecting pancreatitis
Age 63, female, unable to eat, back pain and low fever after ercp to remove gallstone(1 day ago).What's your suggestion to prevent complications?Thanks
Bile perotinits. following a lap chole bile leak from ductus of lucschka. ERCP and abd wash done. 2 jp- what do I need to watch for complication wise?
Bile leak: Sorry you had such a rough time with your cholecystectomy. Hopefully the drains will allow the bile leak to heal properly. If you develop the sudden onset of fever or chills or unexplained of abdominal pain you should see your doctor immediately. Hopefully, you will be back to normal soon. Good luck. ...Read more
Age63, female, unable to eat, back pain and low fever after ercp 2 remove gallstone.Doc gives antibiotics.How long will recover any other complication?
Age63, f, unable to eat, back pain, low fever after ercp 2 remove gallstone.Doc injects antibiotics.How long will recover any other complication?
Depends on severity: Pancreatitis related to ERCP can range from minimal symptoms to severe pancreatitis which can be life threatening. Depending on the severity of pancreatitis, this can resolve over a period of days to weeks/month. Also it is important to make sure that all stones were cleared from the bile duct. No alcohol ; low fat diet. You should see the gastroenterologist that did the ERCP for more guidance. ...Read more