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An Afternoon at the Radiology Dept by sawling Medical Doctor Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 6:04pm As i have mentioned earlier, I am currently based at Queen Margaret Hospital. One afternoon, I've decided to follow 2 of the patients that I clerked in to their ERCP. (ERCP = Endoscopic Retrograde CholangioPancreatography, is a procedure done to investigate whether there are any stones in one of the ducts in our body). I have never seen one done ... Read on »
About Endoscopy . by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Endoscopy is the visualization of the internal organs through the use of a flexible instrument inserted through the mouth or the rectum. Endoscopes utilize a video chip and strobe light so as to capture an image which is then displayed on a video monitor. This allows careful visual inspection of the entire lining surface of the organ be ... Read on »
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm The digestive system Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (en-doh-SKAH-pik REH-troh-grayd koh-LAN-jee-oh-PANG-kree-uh-TAH-gruh-fee) (ERCP) enables the physician to diagnose problems in the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. The liver is a large organ that, among other things, makes a liquid ca ... Read on »
Bowel preparation. by Shireen Hand Posted Fri 04 Jan 2013 3:00am Image courtesy of http://www.millersurgery.co.uk/procedures/bowel-surgery/ I mentioned in my post the other day about having to go on a special "Bowel Preparation" diet 3 days before my surgery but didn't go in to too much detail. I've been reading through the booklet the hospital gave me and it states that I may have been put ... Read on »
ERCP Gnomes by winnyninnypoopoo Facebook Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:03pm Yet Another Specialist Before The Headache, I had problems with pancreatitis. The problems started in 2006, got worse in 2007 and then I had a pancreatic and billiary sphincterotomy for papillary stenosis (Sphinter of Oddi Dysfunction Type I) done by ERCP in November 2007. I came out of that procedure with The Headache, but the pancreati ... Read on »
Diagnosis/Symptoms by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:41pm Abdominal Pain, Long-Term Ongoing or recurrent abdominal pain, also called chronic pain, may be difficult to diagnose, causing frustration for both you and your doctor. Do your symptoms fit one of the diagnoses described in this chart? Keep reading.... Abdominal Pain, Short-Term Just about everyone has had a "stomachac ... Read on »
Proper Bowel Prep Key to Effective Colon Cancer Screening: Study by HealthFinder Posted Wed 15 Jun 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Inadequate cleansing results in high miss rate, researchers say. WEDNESDAY, June 15 ... Read on »
LIVER CARE FOUNDATION , NEW DELHI by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:34pm About the Liver The Liver is an organ on the right side of the body weighing about 1.5Kg. It is distinctly the largest and a key organ of a human body, characterized by its muddy red colour. It is strategically the first port of entry from the process of digestion before nutrients leave for the rest of the body. It is the only organ in the hum ... Read on »
Bowel Prep Survival Kit by Jamee .. Posted Mon 10 Feb 2014 6:00pm Unfortunately I am scheduled for a repeat colonoscopy & EGD tomorrow which means I get the pleasure of attempting to survive completing a bowel prep.  This will be my 4th (and unfortunately not my last) time having to endure such torture.  So I thought I would share my wisdom that I have acquired over the years with you wonderful readers (after ... Read on »
Comment on Bowel Prep Survival Kit by Chronic Illness Survival Kits - Items to Make Life with Illness a Little More Comfortable by Jamee .. Posted Sat 10 Nov 2012 5:12pm [...] Bowel Prep Survival Kit – If you ever had to prepare for a colonoscopy, you may want to check out this post! Because [...] Read on »