Gastroenterologist discussing ERCP procedure

What is Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and why is it Performed?

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An endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a test that your doctor can use to check the tubes (ducts) that drain the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. It utilizes a flexible, lighted scope to help your doctor be able to check for any evidence of problems. X-rays can be taken to check to see if any blockages or other issues are present, and a tissue sample (biopsy) can be taken if needed for more information.   In this blog, Manhattan gastroenterologist Dr. Anthony Borcich will explain what endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is and why it is […]

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