Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography (ERCP) Illustration

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1 page illustration
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An illustration of a the ERCP procedure where a dye is injected into the bile and pancreatic ducts using a flexible, video endoscope. Then x-rays are taken to outline the bile ducts and pancreas. This procedure is used to identify stones, tumors, or narrowing in the bile ducts.
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Bile Duct Diseases, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pacreatography, ERCP, X-Ray, Illustration
Publication or Revision Year: 
2014
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No
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PFSS