(Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography)
A procedure whereby a duodenoscope is used to investigate the bile ducts and pancreas.
A procedure done by a specialist in order to diagnose problems of the liver. The liver is the largest vital organ in the body and is situated in the upper right part of the abdomen.The healthy liver metabolises proteins, carbohydrates and fats. It also produces bile and removes toxins from the blood.
Double Balloon Endoscopy
A procedure that enables your physician to examine the small intestine by slowly advancing a flexible endoscope with a tube on it throughout the small bowel.
EUS allows your doctor to examine the lining and the walls of your upper and lower gastrointestinal tract. The upper tract is the esophagus, stomach and duodenum: the lower tract includes your colon and rectum. EUS is also used to study internal organs that lie next to the gastrointestinal tract, such as the gall bladder and pancreas.