Problems in your pancreas or bile duct can be common, like gallstones, or life threatening, like pancreatic cancer. Treating them requires expertise in this difficult-to-access part of the body.
Treatment and procedures for pancreas and bile duct problems include:
- Cholecystectomy – Surgery to remove the gallbladder
- Electrohydraulic lithotripsy (EHL) – Procedure to break up stones in the urinary tract and bile duct with high-energy shock waves
- Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) – Procedure to check for and treat problems in bile ducts in the pancreas
- Fiducial markers – Procedure to place metal markers around a pancreatic tumor before radiation therapy so it clearly marks the tumor on images
- Sphincter of Oddi manometry – Advanced endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) procedure to measure the pressures around a muscle called the sphincter of Oddi
- Spyglass – Add-on to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) to see the entire biliary duct system and diagnose and treat problems
- Whipple procedure (pancreaticoduodenectomy) – Operation to remove pancreatic cancer in the head or neck of the pancreas
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