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Doctor insights on: Endoscopic Retrograde Colangiopancreatography

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Does endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography work?

Does endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography work?

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

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Where can I get a endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ercp) done?

Ercp avail: You can get enoscopicretrograd3e cholangiopancreatography if indicated at any medical center that haqs board certified GI endoiscopists. ...Read more

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Can a general surgeon do the following procedure: endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ercp)?

GI doctor: It is typically a gastroenterologist who does ercp's. It is pretty rare that a general surgeon will do an ercp. ...Read more

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What would be your diagnosis of a lot of blood in the stool two days after Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)?

What would be your diagnosis of a lot of blood in the stool  two days after Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)?

GI bleed : In general any type Scope test can cause a tear or other complications that cause G.I. bleeding.When this happens go to emergency room this can be serious or fatal ...Read more

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Can you please define endoscopic browlift?

Can you please define endoscopic browlift?

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 more

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What's involved in the endoscopic tif procedure?

What's involved in the endoscopic tif procedure?

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 more

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What is a transforinal lumber endoscopic disectomy?

What is a transforinal lumber endoscopic disectomy?

Diskectomy with cath: A catheter is inserted through the skin & is guided by fluoroscopy through the foramen into the disk space and suction is used 2 remove the disk. Usually done @ a pain clinic or a radiological interventionist. ...Read more

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What are video endoscopic or stroboscopic evaluations?

What are video endoscopic or stroboscopic evaluations?

Airway: These are techniques to look at upper airway, vocal cords, and the functional sound production video stroboscope excellent mechanism! ...Read more

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