ERCP


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ERCP

abbreviation for
(Medicine) endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
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ERCP

V. endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
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The Centre provides services six days a week and about eighty common endoscopic procedures and about twenty advanced endoscopy procedures like EUS, ERCP, and APC are performed every week.
Immediate examination by multiple specialists - an intensivist, a nephrologist, a cardiologist and an anesthesiologist determined that it was necessary to conduct ERCP to treat the cholangitis, else the patient's condition could prove fatal.
William McKune introduced ERCP in 1968 allowing precise imaging of the biliary and pancreatic ducts.
A nationalscale, population-based study from England demonstrated that the overall 30-day mortality rate after the first ERCP procedure was 5.
Recording ERCP fluoroscopy metrics using a multinational quality network: establishing benchmarks and examining time-related improvements.
He said that a large number of local and international experts on the subject of diseases relating to liver and stomach directly imparted training of Endoscopic Ultrasound and ERCP to young and junior doctors at Lahore General Hospital during this workshop.
Post ERCP pancreatitis (PEP) was diagnosed by clinical evaluation and raised serum amylase levels after four hours of the procedure in both groups (study vs control).
A second ERCP was performed, and a 10F, 7 cm plastic biliary stent was placed across the obstruction.
On the other hand, in cases of a successful ERCP, patients with diverticuli showed significantly more often no abnormalities in the bile duct, 26% versus 17%, p < 0.
Unsuccessful biliary cannulation during ERCP can occur in up to 5% of cases because of various factors.
3 months follow-up CT scan (Figure 5) showed resolution of liver abscess and ERCP done afterwards showed a resolved biliary anastomotic stricture.