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What Treatments Can Be Done Through An Ercp Scope
Many: Treatment probably includes diagnosis as well as therapy. Structures can be 'illuminated', tissue can be obtained (biopsies for pathologist to examine), bleeding can be halted, stones removed, areas of narrowing opened. How's that for starters? It can also be done as a complement to other studies to complete the evaluation process. If you've been offered one, you must discuss the rationale... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is also known as ERCP. 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
Hello Dr. I have got a case of acute on chronic calcific pancreatitis.. is ercp with eswl only treatment option available or any medicines ??
Do stones not show up on MRCP sometimes? Is it hard to see intrahepatic stones on MRCP? Should I have ERCP done since MRCP showed nothing?
Intrahepatic stones.: The answer mostly depends on why your doctor feels there may be Intrahepatic stones and what kind of symptoms you are having. If asymptomatic, the better answer may be to not do anything. An ERCP may show stones better than an MRCP, but the ERCP is not without the risk of potentially bad complications. Your G.I. doctor can help you balance these considerations. Good luck. ...Read more
Why am i still having upper gastric pain after ercp & sphinxotomy, just done 5days ago? Very discouraged, pain was reason for ercp. Ideas please..
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
ERCP done, post procedure was SOD2P w/mild pancreatic duct dilatation. ? Does SOD2P mean? They did a stent also.
F, 63, what is the alternative to remove stone instead of removing gallbladder?(remove 1 stone from bile duct through ercp) any risk?
Lap chole last year.acute pancreatitis.had ercp.still have stone in cystic duct.severe epigastric pain.relieved by vomiting.wht şhould be done?
See a liver surgeon: If a therapeutic endoscopist (specialty trained gastroenterologist in endoscopy) cannot remove the cystic duct stone (this can very difficult if the stone is lodged in the duct), then you should see a specialist in liver surgery, a hepatobiliary surgeon, who may need to take the remnant part of the cystic duct out and possibly clean out the common bile duct. ...Read more
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