Cellvizio(R) Confocal Microscopy Improves ERCP Bile Duct Cancer Detection, According to New Study Presented at DDW
- Mauna Kea Technologies Debuts Cellvizio(R) ERCP
SAN DIEGO, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors may now be able to better
diagnose cancer of the bile ducts, one of the most difficult cancers to
detect and treat, according to a new study presented today at the Digestive
Study examines radiation dose estimates for pregnant women undergoing therapeutic ERCP
OAK BROOK, Ill. April 28, 2009 Pregnant women with gallstone disease may require immediate endoscopic intervention because of potentially life-threatening cholangitis (infection in the bile ducts) or gallstone pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas). The radiation exposure in endoscopic retr...
Lumenis(R) Presents the SlimLine(TM) GI Laser Fiber: The Latest Advancement in Laser Lithotripsy for Gastroenterology
... and treat conditions of the biliary system including management of stones, ercp
(Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography), is performed approximatel...astroenterologist can, reduce procedure time, eliminate the need for repeat ercp
procedures, and in the most difficult cases eliminate the need for an open ...
World-Renowned Physicians Converge on Methodist Dallas Medical Center for Largest Live Demonstration of Its Kind in Texas
...rformed and participated in several advanced procedures used to
diagnose and treat gastrointestinal illnesses. Procedures that were
performed included ercp
with Spyglass and laser that allows a direct view
of bile ducts inside the gallbladder; Endoscopic Ultrasonography used to
treat cancer and disorders ...
ASGE issues guidelines on the role of endoscopy in the bariatric surgery patient
...GB, and a magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) should be performed in cases where other noninvasive imaging studies are inconclusive. An ercp
in RYGB patients should be selectively performed.
ASGE issues updated guidelines on antibiotic prophylaxis for gastrointestinal endoscopy
..., before placement of prosthetic devices, and in specific clinical scenarios. Examples of these special situations are prevention of cholangitis after ercp
with incomplete drainage of bile duct obstruction, prevention of pancreatic cyst infection after fine needle aspirate at endoscopic ultrasound or afte...
A patient who was diagnosed as IPN-B without hepatolithiasis?
...r magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). However, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) demonstrated an obstruction of the right bile duct. ercp
is recommended to determine the presence and location of the suspected intraductal tumor before laparotomy. Intraoperative cholangiography showed sten...
Combined stenting and photodynamic therapy improves survival in late stage liver cancer patients
...r analysis, the team found that only the number of ercp
procedures and number of PDT sessions were signifi...ly to the photodynamic therapy or to the number of ercp
sessions, said Dr. Kahaleh.
Adverse events spe...apy with two patients dying as a consequence. Post ercp
pancreatitis was observed in four patients and duo...
Exclusion of common bile duct stones prior to gallstone operations
...RCP) has high specificity and sensitivity, with accuracy similar to that of ercp
(Endoscopic-Retrograde-Cholangio-Pancreatography), but its accuracy depends...lable, and unlike ERCP, does not allow the endoscopic extraction of stones. ercp
is the most common technique used for both the diagnosis and treatment of C...
Medical University of South Carolina Leads Multicenter Study Evaluating Biliary Sphincter Disorder
...Only about 60 percent of these
patients experience lasting relief, and both ercp
and sphincterotomy carry
significant risks. EPISOD is aimed at determining... disorders and psychological factors), measuring the
sphincter pressures at ercp
and allocating treatment to sphincterotomy or
control. Study participants w...
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography ( ERCP
) is a technique that combines the use of endoscopy and fluoroscopy to diagnose and treat certain problems of the biliary or pancreatic ductal systems. Through the... Diagnostic Tests Folder: ERCP
(Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancre...
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...n traditional surgery? What are the risks? ... But endoscopic or minimally invasive surgery has, albeit a minor ... Diagnostic Tests Folder: ercp
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...he acute and chronic forms of the illness and common causes such as alcoholism or gallstones. (ERCP) for Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis . ercp
is a specialized technique used to ... and chronic pancreatitis —gallstones, narrowing or blockage of the pancreatic ... Chronic pancreatiti...
...us, Word of the Day, and word games. Carcinoma of the Ampulla of Vater. Daniel M Chernoff, MD, PhD. Madeleine D Kraus, MD ... An outside clinic's ercp
did show a mass at the ampulla of Vater. Diagnosis ... Ampulla information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and othe...