The doctors informed that Vil has to wait a few days to recover a bit and then he will get an ECRP. On Thursday this week it’s ‘Operating Time’. They will put a tube in his throat, cut somewhere, remove the stone and place a stent.
“ERCP is a procedure that enables your physician to examine the pancreatic and bile ducts. A bendable, lighted tube (endoscope) about the thickness of your index finger is placed through your mouth and into your stomach and first part of the small intestine (duodenum). In the duodenum a small opening is identified (ampulla) and a small plastic tube (cannula) is passed through the endoscope and into this opening. Dye (contrast material) is injected and X-rays are taken to study the ducts of the pancreas and liver.”