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cholangiopancreatography

 [ko-lan″je-o-pan″kre-ah-tog´rah-fe]
radiographic examination of the bile ducts and pancreas after administration of a contrast medium.
 Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. At the level of the duodenum, the papilla is located and the cannula is inserted through it. Once the cannula is in the ampulla of Vater, it is passed into the common bile duct. Once that phase of the examination is completed, the cannula is passed into the pancreatic duct. From Malarkey and McMorrow, 2000.
endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) a procedure consisting of a combination of retrograde cholangiography and transhepatic cholangiography. The endoscope is advanced into the duodenum, the biliary tract is cannulated, and contrast medium is injected in order to demonstrate all portions of the biliary tree. See also gallbladder.

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Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, see there.

ERCP

Abbreviation for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.

ERCP

Abbrev. for ENDOSCOPIC RETROGRADE CHOLANGIOPANCREATOGRAPHY.

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

Diagnostic technique used to obtain a biopsy. Also a surgical method of relieving biliary obstruction caused by a tumor.
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13) This is not to be confused with acinar filling on ERCP, which results from excessive pressure from contrast injection and is associated with ERCP-induced pancreatitis.
Gallstone Disease Procedures/Year Technology Prevails Cholecystectomy 600,000 ERCP 445,000 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Endotracheal intubation, while uncommon (2% of cases), was more likely to occur during ERCP than during gastroscopy or colonoscopy (P< 0.
The major disadvantages of MRCP compared with ERCP are lower resolution, unit availability, lack of any immediate therapy for duct obstruction, claustrophobia, and the inability to evaluate patients with pacemakers or ferromagnetic implants.
This review examines the major recent advances in the diagnosis of malignant diseases of the pancreatic-biliary system using ERCP and EUS.
Direct visualization significantly improves the chances of accurately diagnosing and treating a patient in one procedure, thus achieving the full potential of ERCP," said lead investigator Yang K.
The record contained no evidence that any method of treating the patient different from an ERCP with conscious sedation was within the standard of care.
Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ:RGEN), Waltham, Mass, has reported that researchers from Duke University Medical Center have presented results from a clinical trial that demonstrated that SecreFlo(TM), secretin for injection, reduced the incidence of pancreatitis following ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography), a procedure used to diagnose and treat diseases of the pancreas, liver and gall bladder.
The ERCP training module for the AccuTouch Endoscopy Simulator helps clinicians acquire, maintain and measure ERCP skills without putting patients at risk.
If both the endoscopic ultrasound and ERCP look abnormal in these patients--with this family history of pancreatic cancer--then we recommend surgery if they are good surgical candidates.
A bile culture obtained during ERCP stent replacement identified Candida albicans and oxacillin-resistant S.