ERCP

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News: ERCP

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP)   -  Apr 29, 2009
Barium contrast material in the intestines (from a barium enema test) can interfere with ERCP results. Other less invasive and less expensive tests, ... WebMD

Acute Cholecystitis (Gallstones) Managing Common Bile Duct Stones - …   -  Jun 3, 2008
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with endoscopic sphincterotomy (ES) is now ... In such cases urgent ERCP plus antibiotics is required. ... New York Times

Should urgent ERCP be performed in patients with acute biliary …   -  Apr 12, 2008
Endoscopists who perform endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) are frequently pressured to perform urgent (usually night or weekend) ERCP in ... Nature.com

Gallstones Surgery - Gallstones Health Information - NY Times Health   -  Jun 26, 2009
In such cases urgent ERCP and antibiotics are required. When acute pancreatitis is caused by gallstones, urgent ERCP, along with antibiotics, may be used. ... New York Times

… Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in the United...   -  Nov 4, 2005
The NIS database contained 402343 patients who had an ERCP performed from ... The utilization of ERCP dramatically increased from 1988 to 1996; however, ... Nature.com

Incidence Rates of Post-ERCP Complications: A Systematic Survey of …   -  Aug 1, 2007
OBJECTIVES: To provide health-care providers, patients, and physicians with an exhaustive assessment of prospective studies on rates of complications and ... Nature.com

EUS versus ERCP in patients with suspected common bile duct stones— …   -  Sep 24, 2007
Polkowski M et al. (2007) Endoscopic ultrasound versus endoscopic retrograde cholangiography for patients with intermediate probability of bile duct stones: ... Nature.com

Who should receive antibiotic prophylaxis before ERCP?   -  Jun 5, 2008
Patients who benefit from antibiotic prophylaxis before ERCP include those with predicted incomplete drainage, hilum tumors, primary sclerosing cholangitis, ... Nature.com

Risk Factors for Post-ERCP Pancreatitis: A Prospective Multicenter...   -  Jan 1, 2006
OBJECTIVES: Pancreatitis is the most common and serious complication of diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP. The aim of this study is to examine the potential ... Nature.com

… May Reduce the Incidence and Severity of Acute Pancreatitis After...   -  May 20, 2006
Acute pancreatitis is the most common complication of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Many medications have been used to prevent this ... Nature.com

Feasibility of combined EUS–FNA and ERCP for obstructive jaundice …   -  Nov 1, 2008
Combined EUS–FNA and ERCP as a one-step procedure is technically feasible and simultaneously provides diagnosis and biliary drainage, which thereby ... Nature.com

The New York Times > Health > Image > ERCP   -  Aug 1, 2007
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is an endoscopic procedure used to identify the presence of stones, tumors, or narrowing in the ... New York Times

Assessment of Need for Repeat ERCP During Biliary Stent Removal After...   -  Sep 22, 2009
Correspondence: Todd H. Baron MD, FASGE, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA. E-mail: Baron.todd@mayo.edu ... Nature.com

… Are Live Demonstrations of Therapeutic ERCP? A Large Multicenter …   -  May 22, 2008
Patients who underwent therapeutic ERCP during live demonstrations at ... ERCP outcomes between local and visiting faculty were also compared. ... Nature.com

… in the Prophylaxis of Post-ERCP Pancreatitis and Hyperamylasemia:...   -  Jan 9, 2006
Since the introduction of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatology (ERCP) in clinical use, pancreatitis has become a common complication of ERCP. ... Nature.com

… May Reduce the Incidence and Severity of Acute Pancreatitis After...   -  May 1, 2007
OBJECTIVES: Acute pancreatitis is the most common complication of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Many medications have been used to ... Nature.com

Should patients undergoing ERCP be placed in the prone or supine …   -  Mar 25, 2008
Performance of ERCP with the patient in the supine position compared with the prone position does not increase the technical difficulty nor influence the ... Nature.com

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography (ERCP)   -  Aug 1, 2007
ERCP is a technique in which an endoscope, with a camera on its end, is passed down the esophagus, through the stomach, and into the duodenum. ... New York Times

Single-Balloon Enteroscopy–Assisted ERCP in Patients With Billroth II...   -  Oct 6, 2009
Correspondence: Takao Itoi, MD, PhD, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tokyo Medical University, 6-7-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, ... Nature.com

Endoscopist Administered Sedation During ERCP: Impact of Chronic …   -  Jun 29, 2006
When administered by endoscopists conventional sedation regimens for endoscopic retrograde cholangipancreatography (ERCP) consist of intravenous (IV) ... Nature.com

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP)   -  Apr 29, 2009
Your throat may be numbed with an anesthetic spray, gargle, or lozenge to relax your gag reflex and make it easier to insert the endoscope. ... WebMD

… in the Prophylaxis of Post-ERCP Pancreatitis and Hyperamylasemia:...   -  Jan 1, 2007
Several studies have evaluated the effect of octreotide on the incidence of clinical pancreatitis after ERCP, but with different results. ... Nature.com

Tissue Diagnosis of Biliary Strictures: ERCP or EUS?   -  Jan 3, 2005
Determining whether biliary strictures are benign or malignant often is critical for planning therapy. Researchers in Germany prospectively compared the ... Medscape

News for Developers of Internet and Corporate Applications   -  Nov 14, 2006
The express goal of the eRCP project is to extend the Eclipse Rich Client ... The eRCP project provides a mobile device optimized subset of RCP components. ... InternetNews.com

ERCP Cannulation May Come Down to the Wire   -  Oct 1, 2007
Ability to achieve duct access is a prerequisite since ERCP is now mostly performed with therapeutic intent. ERCP outcomes are linked to the success and ... Nature.com

High-Dose Allopurinol May Prevent Post-ERCP Pancreatitis   -  Mar 17, 2005
March 17, 2005 — High-dose allopurinol can prevent post–endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) pancreatitis, according to the results of a ... Medscape

Gastroenterology - Advanced ERCP/EUS Optional : Scottsdale, AZ   -  Oct 2, 2009
Scottsdale Healthcare (SHC) , a premier locally owned, locally managed, non-profit community hospital system is expanding GI services and seeking a well ... Nature.com

Persistent Cholestatic Jaundice after ERCP   -  Jan 1, 2006
TO THE EDITOR: Persistently abnormal liver biochemical tests in patients with recent choledocholithiasis raise concern for a retained common bile duct stone ... Nature.com

Is ERCP Headed for Extinction|[quest]|   -  Aug 1, 2008
THE TIMES, THEY ARE A-CHANGIN' Species—and presumably practices—become extinct when they are no longer able to survive in changing conditions or against ... Nature.com

… Cannulation Reduces Risk of Post-ERCP Pancreatitis and Facilitates...   -  Feb 27, 2007
To evaluate if using a soft-tipped guidewire to cannulate the common bile duct may ameliorate development of post-ERCP pancreatitis and facilitate ... Nature.com

The Range of ERCP Complications   -  Feb 1, 2008
TO THE EDITOR: I read with interest the recent article by Andriulli et al. (1) on ERCP complications. The authors' work aids in establishing a threshold for ... Nature.com

Gallstones - Other Treatment   -  Jul 22, 2009
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP) with endoscopic sphincterotomy. In an ERCP, a doctor gently moves a flexible, lighted viewing instrument ... WebMD

Endoscopist Administered Sedation During ERCP: Impact of Chronic …   -  Apr 1, 2007
OBJECTIVES: When administered by endoscopists conventional sedation regimens for endoscopic retrograde cholangipancreatography (ERCP) consist of intravenous ... Nature.com

Deep Sedation Occurs Frequently During Elective Endoscopy with …   -  Feb 11, 2005
Multivariable analysis showed that only ERCP and EUS were independent risk factors of ... ERCP and EUS are risk factors for the occurrence of deep sedation, ... Nature.com

ERCP quality outcomes in a community hospital setting compare …   -  Sep 16, 2009
A new study from researchers in Minnesota found that endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) performed in a community hospital setting results ... PhysOrg.com

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)   -  Aug 2, 2006
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a common investigative procedure that uses a side-viewing duodenoscope (long, slender and flexible ... Virtual Medical Centre - The Virtual Medical Centre

… Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in the United...   -  May 1, 2007
RESULTS: The NIS database contained 402343 patients who had an ERCP ... CONCLUSION: The utilization of ERCP dramatically increased from 1988 to 1996; ... Nature.com

DDW: NSAID Before ERCP Reduces Risk of Severe Complication   -  May 19, 2008
By Peggy Peck, Executive Editor, MedPage Today. SAN DIEGO, May 19 -- A rectally administered NSAID --preferably diclofenac -- given just before endoscopic ... MedPage Today

ERCP Inventory Management Using an Internal “Lotto? to Improve Supply...   -  Feb 1, 2006
INVENTORY MANAGEMENT is always a challenge for healthcare workers. How do we, as leaders, help our staff become more aware of supply costs while teaching ... EndoNurse

ERCP in Acute Biliary Pancreatitis: The Moor Has Done His Duty, The …   -  Dec 1, 2007
TO THE EDITOR: In a recent issue of the Journal, I read with great interest the article by Jamal et al. that described trends in the utilization of ... Nature.com

… Enteroscope for Diagnostic and Therapeutic ERCP in Patients With …   -  Dec 1, 2008
To read this article in full you may need to log in, make a payment or gain access through a site license (see right). Personal subscribers to The American ... Nature.com

Article: Diagnostic challenge of sphincter of oddi dysfunction in …   -  Oct 1, 2005
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is another invasive procedure ... All three patients with positive QHBS also had positive ERCP, ... Pay-Per-View - Southern Medical Journal - HighBeam Research

Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer   -  Dec 14, 2009
ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography): A procedure used to x-ray the ducts (tubes) that ... The biopsy is usually done during PTC or ERCP. ... WebMD

SPYGLASS SYSTEM MAY ALTER ERCP DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT …   -  Jul 1, 2006
Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX), Natick, Mass., has announced favorable results from an investigator initiated first human use experience and bench ... Entrepreneur

Quick diagnosis a must in gallstone pancreatitis: endoscopic ultrasoun...   -  Mar 15, 2005
An ERCP and sphincterotomy should be performed if pus or a bulging, edematous papilla is seen on duodenoscopy or if EUS reveals an impacted stone. ... Free with registration - Internal Medicine News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Pancreatitis - Exams and Tests   -  Jun 30, 2009
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP). ... ERCP is the only diagnostic test that also can be used to treat narrow areas (strictures) of the ... WebMD

Developments in ERCP The Ins and Outs of ERCP   -  Jun 1, 2008
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is becoming more popular every year. Nurses and physicians have become proficient in the procedure as ... EndoNurse

… Versus Effectiveness of Octreotide in the Prophylaxis of Post-ERCP...   -  Jul 1, 2007
...of the randomized trial carried out by Li et al. on the prophylactic benefit of octreotide administration in reducing pancreatic damage after ERCP (1). ... Nature.com

Novel visualization by SpyGlass System may reduce repeat ERCP …   -  May 25, 2006
ERCP is a specialized endoscopic procedure that is performed with fluoroscopy and contrast injection to examine and treat conditions of the bile ducts and ... RxPG NEWS

… Dose Can Be Measured Prior to Therapeutic ERCP in Pregnant Women   -  Apr 28, 2009
OAK BROOK, Ill -- April 28, 2009 -- Radiation risks associated with endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) procedures in pregnant women are ... DG News

Cellvizio Improves ERCP Bile Duct Cancer Detection   -  May 20, 2008
Doctors may now be able to better diagnose cancer of the bile ducts, one of the most difficult cancers to detect and treat, according to a new study ... emaxhealth.com

Is There a Role for Cholangioscopy in Patients with Primary Sclerosing...   -  Feb 1, 2006
Cholangioscopy-directed lithotripsy may be superior to conventional ERCP for achieving complete stone clearance. Despite the use of cholangioscopy, ... Nature.com

Perform Non-radiation ERCP During Pregnancy   -  Aug 12, 2009
Hormonal changes during pregnancy increase the lithogenicity of bile and impair gallbladder emptying, which create a favorable environment for gallstone ... RedOrbit

… Surgery - Choledocholithiasis Health Information - NY Times Health   -  Jun 3, 2008
In such cases urgent ERCP and antibiotics are required. ... (The use of ERCP compared to conservative treatment has been controversial. ... New York Times

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).(bile ducts …   -  May 24, 2006
ERCP is a test to examine your liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. Your health care provider uses x-rays and a slim, flexible, lighted tube called ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext

Hospital Study Tests ERCP Quality   -  Sep 25, 2009
OAK BROOK, Ill.—A new study from researchers in Minnesota found that endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) performed in a community hospital ... EndoNurse

Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy   -  Apr 11, 2008
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP) is a test of the ducts that drain the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. It can be done to find the cause ... WebMD

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).(Adult Health …   -  May 31, 2007
ERCP is a test to examine your liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. Your healthcare provider uses X-rays and a slim, flexible, lighted tube called ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext

Diagnosis and management of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasia   -  Mar 14, 2005
Traditionally, ERCP has been the standard modality for diagnosis and assessment ... Classic findings on ERCP include a bulging papilla with the extrusion of ... Nature.com

COMUNICADO: Boston Scientific introduce 'Platinum Standard'(1) en el ...   -  Jan 25, 2010
Además, Boston Scientific alojará un simposio de desayuno titulado "ERCP: Changing Algorithms, Changing Outcomes" para analizar los desarrollo en el stent ... Europa Press

… ) Direct Visualization System May Alter ERCP Diagnosis and Treatment...   -  May 22, 2006
ERCP is a specialized endoscopic procedure that is performed with fluoroscopy and contrast injection to examine and treat conditions of the bile ducts and ... $4.95 - PR Newswire - ECNext

Journal Explores Use of ERCP on Pregnant Women   -  May 1, 2009
OAK BROOK, Ill.—Pregnant women with gallstone disease may require immediate endoscopic intervention because of potentially life-threatening cholangitis ... EndoNurse

아주대병?, 베트남?서 소화기내시경 학술발표회 성공?으로 마?   -  Feb 1, 2010
...성담췌관조?술(ERCP) △조기위암 △최신 내시경 소개 등? 대해 강?했고, ?튿날 ? 수면내시경, 대장용종절제술, 위장관출혈관리 등? 대해서 ?접 시연했다. ... 뉴스와?어

… Common Bile Duct Stones -- ERCP or Laparoscopic Exploration?   -  Feb 22, 2007
The aim of this study was to compare the costs and the outcome for the management of common duct stones using either endoscopic retrograde ... Medscape

Olympus develops VisiGlide, a single use guidewire to facilitate ERCP...   -  Oct 28, 2009
These advances in design are expected to make gastrointestinal procedures performed with the ERCP technique faster and easier. ... News-Medical.net

대구신문 > 기사검색   -  Jan 27, 2010
...한편 ?대병?? 1988년 처? ERCP(담?내시경) 시술? 시작한 ?래 지난 3월 중순경 담?내시경 시술건수 1만 건? ?파했으며, 2006년? 기준 국민건강보험공단(건보 ... 대구신문

Spyglass™ Direct Visualization System to Cure ERCP Addiction   -  May 24, 2007
If peaking into the bile duct is your life's calling, do we have a product for you to dream about! At the ongoing Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) meeting in ... Medgadget.com

Clearing Common Bile Duct Stones: A Viewpoint   -  Jul 5, 2006
...(4) ERCP versus laparoscopic bile duct clearance in patients with ... There were no trials of ERCP versus laparoscopic clearance in patients without an ... Medscape

Connecticut Appellate Decisions - COUSINS v. NELSON, 87 Conn. App. …   -  Feb 22, 2005
A central issue at trial was what factors indicate that an ERCP should be performed and if the particular millimeter enlargement Page 614 or dilation of the ... Pay-Per-View - Connecticut Appellate Decisions - Loislaw

Patients at Very High Risk of Inherited Pancreatic Cancer Aided by …   -  May 26, 2008
ERCP was performed in subjects with distinctly abnormal EUS findings who had no ... Subjects with an abnormal EUS and abnormal ERCP were given the option of ... DG News

DGAP-NEWS: CELLVIZIOS IN VIVO MICROSCOPIC IMAGES DEPICT …   -  Nov 23, 2009
The Cellvizio ERCP registry study was a longitudinal registry of patients ... In this study, the Cellvizio mini-probe was used along with the ERCP procedure ... Ad-Hoc-News - Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung)

Boston Scientific Announces Worldwide Launch Of Spyglass(TM) Direct …   -  May 17, 2007
ERCP is used to diagnose and treat challenging conditions of the bile ducts and pancreas, such as removing gallstones, opening obstructed bile ducts and ... Genetic Engineering News - Genetic Engineering News (press release)

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).(Adult Health …   -  Nov 1, 2006
ERCP is a test to examine your liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. Your health care provider uses x-rays and a slim, flexible, lighted tube called ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext

… : Cellvizio(R) Confocal Microscopy Improves ERCP Bile Duct Cancer …   -  May 18, 2008
Cellvizio(R) Confocal Microscopy Improves ERCP Bile Duct Cancer Detection, According to New Study Presented at DDW. from PR Newswire. Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire - HighBeam Research

Cancer-of-the-pancreas - Diagnosis   -  Aug 2, 2008
An endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP) is a type of procedure ... During an ERCP, a thin flexible telescope (known as an endoscope) is ... NHS Choices

Antegrade common bile duct (CBD) stenting after laparoscopic CBD …   -  Jan 1, 2007
Sixteen patients with a negative ERCP underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) only. There were 38 ERCP failures due to various reasons [Table 2]. ... Free with registration - Journal of Minimal Access Surgery - AccessMyLibrary.com

Gallbladder And Bile Duct Cancer   -  Aug 27, 2007
The advantage of ERCP is that the same instrument also can be used to take ... A sample of tissue can be taken during an ERCP, with a needle guided by a CT ... HealthCentral.com

… NSAID dose prevents post-ERCP pancreatitis.(endoscopic retrograde ...   -  Jul 1, 2008
One NSAID dose prevents post-ERCP pancreatitis.(endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)(Gastroenterology)(Clinical report) ... find Internal ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Article: Preventing pancreatitis after ERCP: risk stratification is...   -  May 1, 2008
Preventing pancreatitis after ERCP: risk stratification is important.(Gastroenterology)(Report) ... find Internal Medicine News articles. Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Multi-center Patient Registry Supports Safety, Utility of Boston...   -  May 29, 2008
In addition, Parsi concluded that the rate of missed stones by an ERCP may be higher than previously reported and more research is required. ... EndoNurse

… presence of CAD in patients with ST-segment changes during ERCP   -  Jul 12, 2005
Patients with ST-segment deviation during ERCP subsequently underwent a ... "Twelve patients developed signs of myocardial ischemia during ERCP (30%) and 9 ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

What Is Acute Pancreatitis? What Causes Acute Pancreatitis?   -  Aug 12, 2009
An ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography) scan - an endoscope ... An ERCP can help the doctor determine the exact location of a gallstone. ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

… SPYGLASS SYSTEM MAY ALTER ERCP DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT …   -  Jul 1, 2006
SPYGLASS SYSTEM MAY ALTER ERCP DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT. ... find Biotech Equipment Update articles. Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX), Natick, Mass., ... Pay-Per-View - Biotech Equipment Update - HighBeam Research

Vanderbilt robotics work could 'spawn new industries'   -  May 25, 2006
In that same statement, NSF ERCP Manager Lynn Prescott noted that the collaborative effort through the Center is likely to "spawn new industries." ... Nashville Post - Nashville Post (subscription)

Live Webcast On Diagnosing & Treating Digestive Tract Disorders …   -  Jan 12, 2009
ERCP provides access for diagnosing and, increasingly, treating problems involving the bile ducts, gallbladder and pancreas. ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Non-penetrating injuries to the liver or spleen.(Medical condition...   -  Feb 1, 2007
ERCP: ERCP is also called endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. This test is done during an endoscopy to find injuries, stones, tumors, ... Free with registration - CareNotes - AccessMyLibrary.com

?료계 정론 메디?뉴스   -  Jan 8, 2010
ERCP(내시경역행담·췌관조?술)?고 부르는 담?내시경? 내시경? 십?지장까지 ... 과거엔 진단? 위해 ERCP를 시행해왔지만, 최근엔 기구와 술기법? 발달? 힘입어 ... 메디?뉴스

Bile duct obstruction   -  Jul 25, 2006
Stones may be removed using an endoscope during an ERCP. In some cases, surgery is required to bypass the blockage. The gallbladder will usually be ... Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel

Apparatur und Verfahren zur Optimierung der Laenge von ERCP Stents   -  Aug 20, 2007
Normally ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) procedures are guided by two dimensional (2D) C-arm (medical imaging device) based ... $40.00 - IP.com Journal - IP.com

Double Balloon Enteroscopy: A Useful Tool for Diagnostic and …   -  Aug 23, 2007
We describe our experience of ERCP performed with a double balloon ... In 72% of the patients, previous conventional ERCP examinations failed (8/11). ... Nature.com

Double Balloon Enteroscopy: A Useful Tool for Diagnostic and …   -  Apr 1, 2008
We describe our experience of ERCP performed with a double balloon enteroscope ... RESULTS: In 72% of the patients, previous conventional ERCP examinations ... Nature.com

… presence of CAD in patients with ST-segment changes during ERCP   -  Jul 11, 2005
Patients with ST-segment deviation during ERCP subsequently underwent a ... "Twelve patients developed signs of myocardial ischemia during ERCP (30%) and 9 ... Pay-Per-View - Cardiovascular Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Methodist Dallas Medical Center hosts big gastro-intestinal pow-wow   -  Oct 19, 2008
Procedures that were performed included ERCP with Spyglass and laser that allows a direct view of bile ducts inside the gallbladder; ... Pegasus News

Treatment for Pancreas Cancer   -  Jan 17, 2009
CT scan, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). ... Buzzle

A family history of pancreatic cancer   -  Jan 30, 2006
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) was performed and ... In this patient, CT scanning was performed after ERCP but did not yield any ... Nature.com

Palliative Therapy   -  Apr 17, 2006
This may be done as part of a cholangiography procedure such as PTC or ERCP (see the section, "How is gallbladder cancer diagnosed?") or, in some cases, ... ACS News Center

Chronic Pancreatitis   -  Aug 27, 2007
If the blockage is found early, surgery or a procedure called endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) to relieve the blockage may help to ... HealthCentral.com

Canadian Market for Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Devices 2009   -  Dec 1, 2008
The gastrointestinal endoscopic market includes GI endoscopes, ERCP devices, hemostasis devices, stents, dilation balloons, capsule endoscopy and tissue ... MarketResearch.com

::대한민국 No.1 ?료전문뉴스 KMAtimes::   -  Jan 8, 2010
...고?? 간·췌장-담? 질환? 진단 ? 치료를 위해 간침?검과 내시경? 역행성 담췌관 조?술(ERCP)? 국내 최초로 ?입한 바 있다. ? 대한소화기병학회장·대한소화기 ... KMA Times

Common duct stones.(Disease/Disorder overview)   -  May 24, 2006
...endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), which is an exam with an ... ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) is another way to ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext



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