Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography (ERCP)

With this test, a video endoscope is used to inject dye into the bile and pancreatic ducts. Then, x-rays are taken to look for blockages, or the leakage of bile into the abdominal cavity. ERCP can be used to locate and remove gallstones in the bile duct, check for cancer or cirrhosis of the liver, evaluate jaundice and investigate otherwise unexplained abdominal pain.

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