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Is the magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography a risky thing to do?

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Dr. Tushar Patel
Radiology
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In brief: No

Mrcp is a safe procedure that involves exposure to a powerful magnetic field, .
As long as you do not a heart pacemaker, aneurysm surgical clips in the brain, spinal stimulator devices, or any other reason why going into a MRI machine is unsafe for you, then you will be safe.

In brief: No

Mrcp is a safe procedure that involves exposure to a powerful magnetic field, .
As long as you do not a heart pacemaker, aneurysm surgical clips in the brain, spinal stimulator devices, or any other reason why going into a MRI machine is unsafe for you, then you will be safe.
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Dr. John Lipman
This type of imaging does not involve x-rays (safer). The MRCP looks at the biliary tree (bile ducts in the liver) and it may allow you to avoid a somewhat more invasive procedure to look at the biliary tree called an ERCP which is an endoscopic procedure.
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