What is ERCP imaging?

What is ERCP imaging?

Side viewing endoscope. ERCP is a diagnostic procedure used to examine the biliary tree (the gallbladder, bile and pancreatic ducts). ERCP combines X-ray and endoscopy, allowing your physician to obtain high-quality images of the anatomy.

What type of endoscope is used for ERCP?

As forward-viewing endoscopes, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGDS) or colonoscopy (CS) is used for ERCP in B-II patients.

How do you perform endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography?

How is ERCP performed?

  1. Numbs your throat with an anesthetic spray.
  2. Inserts the endoscope into your mouth and guides it through the esophagus and stomach to reach the upper part of the small intestine (duodenum).
  3. Pumps air through the endoscope into the stomach and duodenum to make it easier to see organs.

What is the cost of ERCP?

The average cost of ERCP in India is approximately Rs. 15,000 to 55,000.

Is ERCP surgery?

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, or ERCP, is a procedure to diagnose and treat problems in the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas.

How much does it cost for an ERCP?

The average cost of ERCP in India is approximately Rs. 15,000 to 55,000. However, the prices may vary depending upon the hospitals in different cities.

Is vomiting normal after ERCP?

You may have bloating or nausea for a short time after the procedure. You may have a sore throat for 1 to 2 days. You can go back to a normal diet once your swallowing has returned to normal. You should rest at home for the remainder of the day.

What are the side effects of a ERCP?

ERCP Side Effects

  • Severe, worsening abdominal pain.
  • A distended, firm abdomen.
  • Fever or chills.
  • Vomiting, especially vomiting blood.
  • Difficulty swallowing or breathing.
  • Severe sore throat.

What are the benefits of ERCP?

Benefits of ERCP. An ERCP is performed primarily to identify and/or correct a problem in the bile ducts or pancreas. This means the test enables a diagnosis to be made upon which specific treatment can be given. If a gallstone is found during the exam, it can often be removed, eliminating the need for major surgery.

What is endoscopic retrograde cholangiography?

What is ERCP? Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a procedure that combines upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy and x-rays to treat problems of the bile and pancreatic ducts. What are the bile and pancreatic ducts? Your bile ducts are tubes that carry bile from your liver to your gallbladder and duodenum.

How is ERCP performed?

Preparation for ERCP. Before an ERCP,the patient will be given a list of specific things to do to prepare.

  • ERCP Process. Once the sedative has taken effect,the physician will carefully insert an endoscope into the patient’s mouth.
  • After ERCP Procedure.
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