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What is an mrcp, and how does it work?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: See

Radiologyinfo.Org for discussion of this test to see your biliary ducts.

In brief: See

Radiologyinfo.Org for discussion of this test to see your biliary ducts.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Joseph Roosth
Internal Medicine

In brief: Gallstones

Mrcp is an MRI test used mainly to look for gallstones trapped in the ducts leading from the gallbladder to the stomach and inside of the liver. In a simple sense it is a computer enhanced method to look for such stones without doing a more invasive procedure called an ercp.
Can also be used to look for cancers/other lesions that put pressure on the bile ducts of the liver/ductal narrowings.

In brief: Gallstones

Mrcp is an MRI test used mainly to look for gallstones trapped in the ducts leading from the gallbladder to the stomach and inside of the liver. In a simple sense it is a computer enhanced method to look for such stones without doing a more invasive procedure called an ercp.
Can also be used to look for cancers/other lesions that put pressure on the bile ducts of the liver/ductal narrowings.
Dr. Joseph Roosth
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