Complications may arise after any surgical procedure but with proper guidelines, thorough patient education, and strict compliance, the risk for developing certain acute and even life-threatening complications can be prevented.
If you or any of your family went through an ERCP procedure, here are the following home care recommendations to ensure full recovery and safety: Continue reading →
During ERCP, a dye called a contrast medium is used to highlight the bile and pancreatic ducts so that issues can be spotted. A sedative is also given before the procedure. Unfortunately, some patients have adverse reactions to either the sedative or the dye. This page explores what can happen if a patient is sensitive or allergic to these and what doctors should be doing to prevent reactions from occurring.