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ERCP Procedure
... ERCP (short for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) is a procedure used to diagnose diseases of the gallbladder, bile system, pancreas, and liver. In addition, ERCP can often be used to tr...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Pancreas Function Tests
... Secretin stimulation test The secretin stimulation test measures the ability of the pancreas to respond to the hormone secretin. The small intestines produce secretin in the presence of partially dige...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

   

Pancreatic Diseases Articles

  • Digestive Diseases Dictionary
    ... This dictionary defines words that are often used when talking or writing about digestive diseases. It is designed for people who have digestive diseases and their families and friends. The words are ...
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    ... The digestive system Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (en-doh-SKAH-pik REH-troh-grayd koh-LAN-jee-oh-PANG-kree-uh-TAH-gruh-fee) (ERCP) enables the physician to diagnose problems in the l...
  • Pancreatitis
    ... Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas. The pancreas is a large gland behind the stomach and close to the duodenum. The duodenum is the upper part of the small intestine. The pancreas secrete...
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
    ... Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (ZES) is a rare disorder that causes tumors in the pancreas and duodenum and ulcers in the stomach and duodenum. The pancreas is a gland located behind the stomach. It produ...

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