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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.

ERCP

ERCP

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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In the present study, we retrospectively examined patients who underwent early ERCP for mild-to-moderate acute cholangitis associated with choledocholithiasis and compared the therapeutic outcomes and safety of single-session stone removal with biliary drainage alone.
A 54-year-old male patient with multiple millimetric gallstones was due to undergo intraoperative ERCP followed by LC.
Considering transabdominal ultrasound, a commonly used modality, this study was designed to evaluate its diagnostic accuracy in comparison to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).
Total ERCP done in 2015 were 375 which included 234 Female and 141 Male.
We present a case of acute emphysematous cholecystitis secondary to Clostridium perfringens infection following an ERCP in a young healthy woman.
This study aimed to retrospectively evaluate the primary diseases, access route, and success rate of stent placement and related factors among patients with malignant biliary obstruction who underwent EUS-BD after failed ERCP at a top national referral hospital.
We believe that the most likely cause of the massive hemorrhage after sphincteroplasty during the second ERCP is secondary to bile duct varices which was later seen on CT scan.
Mean serum amylase level, 4 hours after ERCP, was 184.70 36.34 in the diclofenac group, while it was 388.20 57.27 IU/L in the control group.
A study was done in consecutive patients undergoing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) for different clinical indications in order to study the clinical significance and outcome of the procedure in cases of duodenal diverticuli.
(8,9) Here we report a case of a 67-year-old woman who presented with acute cholangitis and three living F hepatica removed with basket via Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).