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Endoscopic Retrograde Colangiopancreatography
Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography?
Yes: They usually give some IV sedation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Absolutely: An ERCP is a test used to diagnose obstructions of the bile duct system. Sometimes an ERCP can be used to dislodge a gallstone stuck in the main bile duct. Sometimes a stent can be placed via ERCP into the main bile duct to relieve pressure as in an obstructing cancer. Ercp is one of the truly amazing advances endoscopic medicine has allowed. ...Read more
Can a general surgeon do the following procedure: endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ercp)?
What would be your diagnosis of a lot of blood in the stool two days after Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)?
Big vs Small: An endoscopic procedure is done by making a very small incision or 2 into the abdomen and inserting a scope like instrument to visualize the structures and small instruments to do the surgical procedure, recovery is usually much faster compared to an open procedure requiring a large incision to gain access to the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small incision lift: A brow lift that is done with an endoscope will do the same procedure that is normally done with a large incision across the top of the scalp. There are small incisions that are used behind the hairline and they will preserve the sensory nerves to the top of the scalp. The endoscopic brow lift will raise the height of the brows and decrease the wrinkles in the forehead. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What does a mini endoscopic facelift not correct? Is there a mini and a major? Downtime for each? Endoscopic approach better?
Depends on surgeon: This is not a precise defi it iin anderson depends on which areas the surgeon chooses to address and describe as mini versus major. So this may or may not treat the forehead/brow, upper eyelids, lower eyelids, cheek/midface, jawline, and/or neck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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