Role of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in pancreatic diseases.

@article{Christodoulou2010RoleOE,
  title={Role of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in pancreatic diseases.},
  author={D K Christodoulou and Epameinondas Tsianos},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 38},
  pages={4755-61}
}
Over the last 15 years, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) has evolved from a diagnostic tool to one that is primarily used to provide therapy. This development occurred first for biliary disorders and subsequently to a lesser extent for pancreatic diseases. Computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography and endoscopic ultrasonography suggest a diagnosis in the majority of patients with pancreatic diseases today and can help… CONTINUE READING
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