Laparoscopic Surgery


ERCP stands for Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio - Pancreatography. It is an endoscope that consists of a thin, lighted fibreoptic tube with a camera attached to its tip. The camera relays images onto a monitor so that your doctor can clearly view the organs and detect any abnormality or disease. The scope also allows other instruments to be passed through it to perform biopsies, remove polyps or inject solution. A dye is injected into the bile and pancreatic ducts using a flexible, video endoscope. X-rays are then taken to outline the bile ducts and pancreas.


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