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Endoscopic Retrograde Colangiopancreatography
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
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 ›
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)?
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
No incisions: Similar to a nissen, it wraps the stomach around the distal esophagus but only for approximately 240degrees (not the typical 360) and it is done inside the stomach through use of an endoscopic and not from the outside requiring incisions. Not everyone is a candidate for a tif so speak with a qualified surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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