Endoscopic Retrograde CholangioPancreatography

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… in the Utilization of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatograph...   -  Nov 4, 2005
To evaluate nationwide trends in the utilization of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in relation to the advent of noninvasive methods ... Nature.com

… in the Utilization of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatograph...   -  May 1, 2007
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate nationwide trends in the utilization of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in relation to the advent of ... Nature.com

Complications of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in …   -  Mar 3, 2009
Correspondence: Keith D. Lindor, MD, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, W19A, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA. ... Nature.com

Quality Indicators for Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography   -  Apr 1, 2006
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is one of the most technically demanding and highest-risk procedures performed by gastrointestinal ... Nature.com

Complications of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in …   -  Apr 1, 2009
OBJECTIVES: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is commonly performed in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). ... Nature.com

… Following Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography   -  Feb 1, 2008
TO THE EDITOR: Bacteremia is a well-documented complication following endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). To our knowledge, the most ... Nature.com

… Diagnosis - Choledocholithiasis Health Information - NY Times...   -  Jun 3, 2008
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) has been the gold standard for detecting common bile duct stones, particularly because they can be ... New York Times

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

Who should receive antibiotic prophylaxis before ERCP?   -  Jun 5, 2008
Infectious complications after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) are rare but can be major. The role of antibiotic prophylaxis in this ... Nature.com

Cancer Risk Factors; Radiation exposure detected in personnel …   -  Dec 13, 2005
...published their study in Postgraduate Medical Journal (Radiation exposure to personnel performing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Should urgent ERCP be performed in patients with acute biliary …   -  Apr 12, 2008
Endoscopists who perform endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) are ... Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ... Nature.com

Lessons from a patient with an unusual hepatic overlap syndrome   -  Feb 17, 2007
Table 1 An overview of the histological and cholangiographic findings (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography or magnetic resonance ... Nature.com

Gallstones Diagnosis - Gallstones Health Information - NY Times Health   -  Jun 26, 2009
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) has been the gold standard for detecting common bile duct stones, particularly because stones can be ... New York Times

… -ERCP pancreatitis.(endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)(...   -  Jul 1, 2008
...endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)(Gastroenterology)(Clinical report) ... find Internal Medicine News articles. SAN DIEGO -- A single dose of a ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

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

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

Code of Massachusetts Regulations - 114.3 CMR 40.06: (PART A) Fees   -  Jul 21, 2009
...stomach, and either the duodenum and/or jejunum as appropriate 43260 936.26 338.94 Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP); diagnostic, ... Pay-Per-View - Code of Massachusetts Regulations - Loislaw

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

Acute deterioration of a woman following acute pancreatitis with …   -  Jun 23, 2005
Under these circumstances, a more extensive evaluation (including specialized laboratory tests, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and ... Nature.com

Article: Diagnostic challenge of sphincter of oddi dysfunction in …   -  Oct 1, 2005
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is another invasive procedure commonly used to diagnose this condition. Since these two modalities are ... Pay-Per-View - Southern Medical Journal - HighBeam Research

Should somatostatin or gabexate be given for prophylaxis of pancreatit...   -  Jul 29, 2007
Search terms included "somatostatin" or "gabexate" and "endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography". The reference lists of retrieved articles were ... Nature.com

Increasing survival rates of patients with pancreatic cancer by...   -  Dec 12, 2005
In the case of suspicious molecular tests yearly EUS is recommended, with EUS and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography repeated every 3 years if ... Nature.com

Nurse-administered propofol sedation for upper endoscopic …   -  Aug 14, 2008
...prolonged hypoxia during conscious sedation for esophagogastroduodenoscopy, colonoscopy, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography was 21, 7.8, ... Nature.com

Diagnosis and management of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasia   -  Mar 14, 2005
...(B) Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography shows a dilated pancreatic duct with a large amorphous filling defect representing a mucous globule. ... Nature.com

Should patients undergoing ERCP be placed in the prone or supine …   -  Mar 25, 2008
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is generally performed in the prone or semi-prone position. Compared with the supine position, ... Nature.com

Diagnosis and treatment of a patient with gallstone ileus   -  Apr 12, 2005
Management Enterolithotomy, stenting, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, and surgery. A 79-year-old white woman was admitted to hospital with ... Nature.com

How Safe and Successful Are Live Demonstrations of Therapeutic ERCP …   -  May 22, 2008
Live demonstrations of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) have a high educational value and contribute significantly to endoscopy ... Nature.com

Surgery Insight: natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery—an …   -  Dec 13, 2006
...(2002) Laparoscopic transgastric endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for benign common bile duct stricture after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. ... Nature.com

Acute pancreatitis: diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.(Disease/Disor...   -  May 15, 2007
Traditional imaging modalities include plain film radiography, abdominal ultrasonography, CT scans, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography ... Free with registration - American Family Physician - AccessMyLibrary.com

Feasibility of combined EUS–FNA and ERCP for obstructive jaundice …   -  Nov 1, 2008
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) has a key role in the treatment of such patients, because it facilitates the placement of stents while ... Nature.com

Deep Sedation Occurs Frequently During Elective Endoscopy with …   -  Feb 11, 2005
Outpatients presenting for elective esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), colonoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), and endoscopic ... Nature.com

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care:   -  Oct 23, 2007
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, an examination in which a small camera on a flexible cord is inserted through your mouth and down past your ... Intelihealth.com

Pancreatic cancer: diagnosis and management.   -  Feb 1, 2006
Ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography may provide additional information. ... Free with registration - American Family Physician - AccessMyLibrary.com

Clinical quiz.   -  May 15, 2007
D. It cannot be used if endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is unsuccessful. Type X Questions Each question has one or more correct answers. ... Free with registration - American Family Physician - AccessMyLibrary.com

Elevated CA 19-9 levels in a patient with Mirizzi syndrome: case...   -  Feb 1, 2006
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography was attempted, but the common bile duct could not becannulated. A serum CA 19-9 level was 5128 U/mL (normal ... $4.95 - Southern Medical Journal - ECNext

Press Release: Reportlinker Adds Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Devices …   -  Sep 8, 2009
Video Duodenoscopes I-4 Video Ultrasound Endoscopes I-4 Other Types of GI Videoscopes I-4 Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) Devices ... Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire - HighBeam Research

Acute pancreatitis: diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.(Disease/Disor...   -  May 15, 2007
Traditional imaging modalities include plain film radiography, abdominal ultrasonography, CT scans, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography ... $4.95 - American Family Physician - ECNext

Advances in the endoscopic management of patients with pancreatic and...   -  Dec 1, 2006
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) are ... ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) and EUS ... $4.95 - Southern Medical Journal - ECNext

Endoscopic Ultrasound Accurate for Diagnosing Benign Disease: …   -  Nov 11, 2005
...ultrasound gets high-resolution images of the bile duct and pancreas and yet avoids the risks of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. ... DG News

Chronic pancreatitis.(Disease/Disorder overview)   -  Dec 1, 2007
Although endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is still used as the reference standard in studies, (5,21) contrast-enhanced CT of the ... Free with registration - American Family Physician - AccessMyLibrary.com

Recurrent acute pancreatitis probably secondary to lisinopril.(Case …   -  Dec 1, 2006
Previous investigations included abdominal ultrasonography and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, which had ruled out common causes of ... Free with registration - Southern Medical Journal - AccessMyLibrary.com

How to diagnoses and treat biliary rhabdomyosarcoma efficiently?   -  Sep 19, 2008
Authors presented the case of a 3-year-old with BRMS in whom endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) was successfully used to obtain a tissue ... eurekalert.org

Increased Prevalence of Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Common Bile …   -  Aug 28, 2007
CBD stones were diagnosed at endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (group 1; n = 303) or ruled out by previous medical history, liver function ... Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and...

Medical System supports endoscopic procedures.   -  Jun 8, 2005
June 8, 2005 - Intended to facilitate exchange of therapeutic devices in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) procedures, V-system includes ... ThomasNet Industrial News Room - ThomasNet Industrial News Room (press...

Patient with markedly elevated CA 19-9 not associated with malignancy....   -  Mar 1, 2006
Initial endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) was unsuccessful due to ulceration in the duodenum healed with esomeprazole therapy. ... $4.95 - Southern Medical Journal - ECNext

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Abdomen   -  Mar 11, 2009
Another test that may be done before or after an MRI of the abdomen is called endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). ... WebMD

Clinical quiz.   -  May 15, 2007
D. It cannot be used if endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is unsuccessful. Type X Questions Each question has one or more correct answers. ... $4.95 - American Family Physician - ECNext

Pancreatic cancer: diagnosis and management.   -  Feb 1, 2006
Ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography may provide additional information. ... $4.95 - American Family Physician - ECNext

Article: Preventing pancreatitis after ERCP: risk stratification is...   -  May 1, 2008
...find Internal Medicine News articles. MONTREAL -- Prophylactic administration of allopurinol before endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

EBSCOhost Connection: Pancreatitis.   -  Jan 1, 2005
ENDOSCOPIC retrograde cholangiopancreatography BLOOD -- Analysis ANTI-infective agents HOSPITAL care. Abstract:, This article presents information about ... Subscription - Pancreatitis - EBSCO Publishing

Chronic pancreatitis.(Disease/Disorder overview)   -  Dec 1, 2007
Although endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is still used as the reference standard in studies, (5,21) contrast-enhanced CT of the ... $4.95 - American Family Physician - ECNext

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

Press Release: Gastrointestinal Specialists Unite to Define Quality...   -  May 2, 2006
...endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ... "Quality Indicators for Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography" ... Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire - HighBeam Research

Common duct stones.(Adult Health Advisor 2006)(Disease/Disorder …   -  Nov 1, 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

Article: Integris Baptist Medical Center in OKC uses SpyGlass...   -  Sep 5, 2007
The conventional endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography procedure renders a two-dimensional black and white X-ray image that can produce ... Pay-Per-View - Journal Record - HighBeam Research

A patient with abdominal pain and markedly elevated transaminase...   -  Dec 13, 2005
The authors acknowledge the contribution of Dr Irving Waxman who performed the endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. Menon KV et al. ... Nature.com

Integris Baptist Medical Center in OKC uses SpyGlass Technology afer ...   -  Sep 5, 2007
The conventional endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography procedure renders a two-dimensional black and white X-ray image that can produce ... $2.95 - Journal Record - NewsBank

EUS versus ERCP in patients with suspected common bile duct stones— …   -  Sep 24, 2007
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is the gold standard diagnostic tool to detect common bile duct (CBD) stones; however, ... Nature.com

PGI-AIIMS endoscopy course on   -  Sep 21, 2009
...“A small tube (stent) is placed in the duct of pancreas by a complex procedure called endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). ... Times of India

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatoscopy   -  Jun 5, 2008
The flexible fibre-optic scope used in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is similar to the scopes described above. ... Subscription - Encyclopedia Britannica

ASK AN EXPERT   -  Jan 17, 2009
A procedure called endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) uses a long tube with a camera on the end to examine your pancreas and bile ducts. ... CNN

Is Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Cyst Gastrostomy Being Used in the …   -  Jan 28, 2010
...and placement of 1 or 2 double-pigtail plastic stents by an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) endoscopist using a duodenoscope. ... Medscape

Pancreatic Cancer - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis - …   -  Dec 2, 2009
...endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in which a lighted scope is placed down the throat through the stomach and into the intestine. ... CANOE

gallstone -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia   -  Jun 5, 2008
The flexible fibre-optic scope used in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is similar to the scopes described above. ... Subscription - Encyclopedia Britannica

Laparoscopic bile duct surgery: Home truths.(Editorial)   -  Jan 1, 2007
Another aspect of the series, which is most interesting is the low negative endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) rate, 16/316 patients (5%) ... Free with registration - Journal of Minimal Access Surgery - AccessMyLibrary.com

Gallbladder Cancer   -  Dec 14, 2009
ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography): A procedure used to x-ray the ducts (tubes) that carry bile from the liver to the gallbladder and ... WebMD

ampulla -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia   -  Jun 2, 2008
The flexible fibre-optic scope used in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is similar to the scopes described above. ... Subscription - Encyclopedia Britannica

The Gallbladder (Human Anatomy): Picture, Definition, Function, and …   -  May 1, 2009
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP): Using a flexible tube inserted through the mouth, through the stomach, and into the small intestine, ... WebMD

Long-Term Complications of Endoscopic Biliary Sphincterotomy for …   -  Nov 1, 2009
...most commonly performed to facilitate stone removal during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Early morbidity has been reported to ... Nature.com

Endoscopy in pregnancy: risks versus benefits   -  May 3, 2005
...>6000 for sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy, and 1000 for therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). 1 ... Nature.com

Acute Cholecystitis (Gallstones) Managing Common Bile Duct Stones - …   -  Jun 3, 2008
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with endoscopic sphincterotomy (ES) is now the most frequently used procedure for detecting and ... New York Times

Biopsy - Biliary Tract - Tests, Test Results & Diagnosis - NY Times...   -  Jan 22, 2007
...a sample can be taken during procedures such as endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) or percutaneous transhepatic cholangiogram (PTCA). ... New York Times

Pancreatic cancer   -  Apr 12, 2008
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). This procedure uses a dye to highlight the bile ducts in your pancreas. During ERCP, a thin, ... CNN International

When Does 'Do Not Resuscitate' Make Sense?   -  Feb 7, 2008
ERCP (for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) is a non-surgical procedure to unplug the blocked ducts around the liver. ... TIME

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

Repligen Announces Completion of Patient Treatment in Phase 3...   -  Oct 19, 2009
There are risks associated with the use of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (endoscopy), which have generated interest in the development of ... Bizjournals.com

Negative Predictive Value of Endoscopic Ultrasound in a Large Series...   -  Apr 13, 2005
...on computed tomography (CT); and/or bile duct/pancreatic duct narrowing on endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography; and/or an elevated CA 19-9. ... Nature.com

Is surgery required for patients with intraductal papillary mucinous ...   -  May 21, 2008
...magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP), endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and/or endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). ... Nature.com

Batu Empedu Kerap Terabaikan   -  Jan 20, 2010
Untuk mengetahui lokasi batu dalam saluran empedu, bisa dilakukan melalui pemeriksaan ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) CTscan perut, ... Portal CBN

Effect of Biliary Stenting Combined With Ursodeoxycholic Acid and …   -  Oct 1, 2009
After 6 months of medication following the initial endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), a second ERCP was performed and endoscopic stone ... Nature.com

DNA Analysis of Cells Obtained from Endoscopic Ultrasound-Fine Needle...   -  Nov 1, 2006
...abdominal pain, progressive weight loss, and an irregular pancreatic duct at endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). ... Nature.com

A family history of pancreatic cancer   -  Jan 30, 2006
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) was performed and demonstrated a 3 cm-long pancreatic duct stricture with upstream dilation and ... Nature.com

What is the role of EUS in screening for chronic pancreatitis?   -  May 9, 2007
...chronic pancreatitis is likely even though endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and pancreatic function tests might be normal. ... Nature.com

Is empiric cholecystectomy a reasonable treatment option for idiopathi...   -  Apr 19, 2006
...magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), bile analysis (for the detection of microlithiasis), ... Nature.com

Endoscopic Drainage of Pyogenic Liver Abscesses With Suspected …   -  Apr 15, 2006
We reviewed the records of 16 patients suffering from pyogenic liver abscess, who underwent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in the ... Nature.com

Endoscopic Treatment for Suprapancreatic Biliary Stricture Following ...   -  Mar 1, 2007
METHODS: Data from the institution's prospectively collected endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) database, medical records, ... Nature.com

Optical Coherence Tomography to Detect Epithelial Lesions of the Main...   -  Apr 4, 2005
The probe can be inserted into the main pancreatic duct (MPD) through a standard endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography catheter. ... Nature.com

Man claims medical malpractice   -  Aug 16, 2009
...he would be undergoing an Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) to "look and see" and remove any gall stones if they could be reached. ... Edmonton Sun

How safe is endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of...   -  Jun 16, 2006
...tissue diagnosis, or who had not achieved a diagnosis by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, CT-guided biopsy, or ultrasound-guided biopsy. ... Nature.com

What is the negative predictive value of endoscopic ultrasonography...   -  Feb 9, 2006
...abdominal pain, abnormal imaging (on ultrasound, CT scan, or endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography), or abnormal blood biochemistry. ... Nature.com

Quality improvement in gastroenterology: a US perspective   -  Apr 28, 2008
...(2006) Quality indicators for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. Am J Gastroenterol 101: 892–897 | Article | PubMed |. Jacobson BC et al. ... Nature.com

Can a Wire-Guided Cannulation Technique Increase Bile Duct …   -  Jun 16, 2009
...the cannulation rate and reduces post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (post-ERCP) pancreatitis risk compared with the standard method. ... Nature.com

Racial Disparities in Cholecystectomy Rates During Hospitalizations...   -  Jan 29, 2008
We calculated overall and race-specific proportions of patients who underwent cholecystectomy or endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) prior ... Nature.com

Racial Disparities in Cholecystectomy Rates During Hospitalizations...   -  Sep 1, 2008
We calculated overall and race-specific proportions of patients who underwent cholecystectomy or endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) prior ... Nature.com

ERCP in Acute Biliary Pancreatitis: The Moor Has Done His Duty, The …   -  Dec 1, 2007
...et al. that described trends in the utilization of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in the United States over a 15-yr period (1). ... Nature.com

Is magnetic resonance cholangiography of clinical value in the...   -  Feb 14, 2005
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is routinely carried out in patients with gallstone pancreatitis to identify and remove these stones. ... Nature.com

Single-Balloon Enteroscopy–Assisted ERCP in Patients With Billroth II...   -  Oct 6, 2009
The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of single-balloon enteroscopy (SBE)-assisted endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in ... Nature.com

An Analysis of the Factors Associated With the Development of …   -  Jun 23, 2009
Precut is performed when biliary access at endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) fails. Precut may have adjunctive risks, but some authors ... Nature.com

Biliary Tract Candidiasis: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches in a...   -  Oct 15, 2005
Typical morphological changes in peripheral bile ducts could be detected during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). ... Nature.com

Assessment of Need for Repeat ERCP During Biliary Stent Removal After...   -  Sep 22, 2009
In patients who have undergone endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with biliary stent placement for postcholecystectomy bile leak there is ... Nature.com



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