ERCP

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

ERCP

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

ERCP

A procedure that uses an endoscope to examine and x-ray the pancreatic duct, hepatic duct, common bile duct, duodenal papilla, and gallbladder. An endoscope is a thin, tube-like instrument with a light and a lens for viewing. The endoscope is passed through the mouth and down into the first part of the small intestine (duodenum). A smaller tube (ca...
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ercp

A technique for introducing X-ray dye directly into the bile ducts using an endoscope.
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ERCP

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
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ERCP

endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
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ERCP

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: Abbreviated ERCP. A procedure done to diagnose and treat problems in the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas, including gallstones, inflammatory strictures (scars), leaks (from trauma and surgery), and cancer. ERCP combines the use of x-rays and an endoscope (a long, flexible, lighted tube). ...
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ERCP

Our ERCP Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of ERCP ERCP: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
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ERCP

Synonym for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography ... <investigation, procedure> A diagnostic-therapeutic procedure that involves the X-ray of the pancreatic duct and biliary tree after the selective introduction of a contrast material into the common bile duct and pancreatic duct. ... In this procedure, a flexible endoscope is passe...
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ERCP

Type: Abbreviation Definitions: 1. Abbreviation for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
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