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ERCP/Pancreatitis Part 1 by Jaime Wallace Patient Expert and there is a lot more narrowing of the smaller ducts and the common bile duct now has a dominant stricture... pancreatitis due to the brushing of the duct. Boy was he wrong. Rick was taken to recovery and rested...
So the procedure went well. I’m ... by Nona J. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven between the duodendum and the common bile duct was really inflamed, so they cut it open and took some tissue...
Biliary Atresia by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert . The liver damage incurred from biliary atresia is caused by injury and loss (atresia) of the bile ducts that are responsible for draining bile from the liver. Bile is made by the liver and passes through the bile ducts...
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert problems in the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. The liver is a large organ... organ that stores bile until it is needed for digestion. The bile ducts are tubes that carry bile...
ERCP by Jaime Wallace Patient Expert 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 2 by Jaime Wallace Patient Expert about what might be happening. His biggest worry was that there might be a hole in the bile duct somewhere that was leaking...
ERCP/Pancreatitis Part 4 by Jaime Wallace Patient Expert 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 3 by Jaime Wallace Patient Expert 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
Pancreatitis Sucks!!!!!!! by Jaime Wallace Patient Expert 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
Changed by Jaime Wallace Patient Expert The ERCP has been changed. Rick checks into Rochester Methodist Hospital at 12:30 thursday afternoon for a 1:30 procedure. The doctor appointment is still being rescheduled and we will know what time the return visit with Dr

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