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ERCP done, post procedure was SOD2P w/mild pancreatic duct dilatation. ? Does SOD2P mean? They did a stent also.
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
Quick Recovery: Most patients experience only a small amount of pain and bloating in the immediate recovery period. The procedure is generally tolerated very well. Some people with have a sore throat, nausea or vomiting and a very small number will develop pancreatitis as a result of the procedure, but this complication is relatively unlikely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgery these days: Is laparoscopic, so you should have little pain. You should take off from work for a few days, depending on how physical your work is, up to a week. You might get some intermittent food related pain for few weeks, up to two months. But after that you should be near 100% normal. More importantly, you will get no further gallstone attacks. ...Read more
Can a general surgeon do the following procedure: endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ercp)?
Check it out: Ask your doc as may bay based on the particles of your disease. ...Read more
I'm having RUQ pain after gallbladder removal. I'm scheduled for exploratory surgery next week. Will this show a sphincter of oddi dysfunction?
I do not think so.: In present time , GI work up is less invasive . Considering your age Expl Surgery is not standard of care for sphinctre dysfunction , which is rare and can create more problems in future . ...Read more
Dilated bile & pancreatic ducts.Ercp scheduled. Previous ercp caused pancreatitis. What are the chances this will happen again?
Known risk: Often depends on amount of manipulation of ducts involved / extent of procedure, and to lesser extent the meds used for procedure and meds you are on chronically. Talk to your GI dr pre-procedure to see if able to limit risk. ...Read more
Major surgery: Whipple surgery involves removal of a part of the pancreas, small intestine & bile duct with several new surgical connections performed. Best performed by a well experienced general surgeon who has done many of these procedures. Risks of bleeding, infection, poor healing, pancreas leak, diabetes, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had nuclear med scan for gallbladder sludge today, how long before surgery to remove gallbladder?
Be done in...: Of course, ERCP can be done in the facilities with the needed scopes and setting for gastroenterologist to perform it. So, check the area hospital so to decide. Meanwhile, your existing doctor should be able to help you to locate one if you clinically need this procedure. ...Read more
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
After scheduled surgery to remove gallbladder laparoscopically will i know i was intubated? What will recovery be like?
Laparoscopic : Surgery usually requires general endotracheal anesthsia. You will not have any memory of the intubation itself, because the anesthesiologist will give you IV medicine that prevents recalling the event. Barring any complications or unusual findings at surgery, you should be able to go home same or next day and resume normal activity in one week. Ask your surgeon for specific details. ...Read more
My ultrasound said my cbd and pancreatic bile ducts were dialated, CT with/without contrast was normal. 2years post op from a duodenal adenoma?
Question?: I'm not sure what you're question is. The ultrasound is a better test to look at the cbd and pancreatic ducts. They are dialated, but to what extent? Where there any noted gallstones on ultrasound or CT? Have you had your GB removed? I understand you had surgery 2 years ago. Was this a routine post-op US with follow-up CT or are you having symptoms which precipitated the exams? Thanks. ...Read more
Think garden hose: Your intestines are a complex hose like structure that forms outside of the body during fetal life & drops back in, settling in place. For some, odd placing& increased mobility allow it to twist on itself like a garden hose at some point. Repair requires surgeon untwist the bowel & examine it .Sometimes the twist cuts off the blood & a segment dies, requiring removal. The bowel is then secured. ...Read more
GI said BHRT can lower HIDA ejf. It's 20%. Advised to stop BHRT & repeat HIDA. GI unsure amt of time it would take GB to recover, guessed 4-6-8 wks ?
Seems reasonable.: hormones are stored in fat. It takes a while to get them out of your body. ...Read more
What causes elevated bilirubin and liver enzymes after gallbladder removal with ERCP and stent placement after?
ERCP: Many laboratory values can be elevated after manipulation of your biliary tract with ERCP and stent placement since it is an invasive procedure. Your laboratory values are all relative and your provider can trend them. The important thing is to have close followup with your gastroenterologist regarding these lab values and/or any new symptoms like abdominal pain or nausea/vomiting after ERCP. ...Read more
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