• What is ERCP stenting?
Endoscopic Retrograde Choangio-Pancreatography or ERCP is the procedure in which a stent (an extraction tube) gets placed in the blocked bile duct or the pancreatic duct so that the duct remains open and drain properly.
• The purpose of ERCP stenting.
The procedure is used for diagnosing gallbladder diseases, liver, pancreas, biliary system and also to remove gallstones from the bile duct.
• How is it performed?
A small metal or plastic tube is surgically placed into the pancreatic duct.