An endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography examination, or ERCP, is one of today’s premier gastrointestinal assessment tools. It gives GI specialists an accurate view of the structures inside the digestive system, particularly the gallbladder, bile ducts, pancreas, and liver. Here’s more about ERCP and what your recovery will look like after this exam. What Does an ERCPRead More
ERCP Procedure in California
ERCP Procedure: A Patient’s Perspective
An endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, or ERCP, is an outpatient gastrointestinal assessment of digestive organs. From the doctor’s perspective, the test yields valuable information about GI organs and their function and can reveal active disease processes which require immediate treatment or ongoing management. From the patient’s perspective, the test is relatively easy to tolerate and presentsRead More
What is an ERCP?
Patients who have issues with their liver, pancreas, gallbladder, and bile ducts may need to undergo an ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) to evaluate their condition and help the doctor plan out their treatment. Some of the GI conditions that an ERCP may be used to diagnose are gallstones, inflamed gallbladder, blockages in the bile duct,Read More