ERCP/Pancreatitis Part 1by
and there is a lot more narrowing of the smaller ducts and the common bileduct now has a dominant stricture. He didn't like the location of the stricture so he took some brushings of it to send in for biopsy...
Dr. Anshu Gupta
The liver damage incurred from biliary atresia is caused by injury and loss (atresia) of the bileducts that are responsible for draining bile from the liver. Bile is made by the liver and passes through the bileducts...
Rick will be having an ERCP tomorrow (wednesday) afternoon. He has to check in at the hospital at 2:30 for a 4:00 procedure. It should take about 90 minutes, after which he will need to be in recovery for another 90 minute
ERCP/Pancreatitis Part 4by
Rick's IV continued to drip his only source of nutrition at a quick pace. It also pumped him full of different antibiotics and his pain meds. After around 60 hours without anything by mouth he was allowed to have his first d
ERCP/Pancreatitis Part 3by
When we arrived on the fifth floor we discovered that Rick would have a roommate. Apparently the hospital was very full that night. I had this sinking feeling because I knew that I wasn't supposed to stay in the room when th
So as many of you know by following my Twitters on my sidebar, Rick is in the hospital with pancreatitis. He had his ERCP on wednesday and he developed a severe case of pancreatitis. It was so bad that I honestly thought h