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Are there any known complications from ercp?

Are there any known complications from ercp?

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 more

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Dr. Jonathan Ricker
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Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (Definition)

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


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What are some possible complications of ercp?

What are some possible complications of ercp?

Several potential: The main ones are related to sedation risk, bleeding, infection, perforation, pancreatitis. Risks can vary with experience of the operator, and complexity of the case. ...Read more

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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

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

Bleeding: during an ERCP is usually intro the duct system itself (winding up in the GI tract) or the GI tract itself (Duodenum) It is a serious complication but has a low "MORTALITY" (patient death) rate since it generally subsides itself..... Hope this is helpful/Good Luck Dr Z ...Read more

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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

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

Complications: Fever and pain after an ERCP may mean that a complication is already present. You should notify the endoscopist about your current symptoms. ...Read more

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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 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

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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

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Complications following lap chole lead to bile peritonitis had ercp and abd wash now 2jp drains. Started my menstrual cycle early is this normal?

Complications following lap chole lead to bile peritonitis had ercp and abd wash now 2jp drains. Started my menstrual cycle early is this normal?

Probably: Stress is known to affect the timing of menstrual cycles, and it sounds as if you've had quite a bit of stress lately. I'm sure you will be fine once healed. Hang in there. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
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Ercp (Definition)

Endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography. ...Read more