Course of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in Cuba

Principal Professor: Dr. C. Julián Ruíz Torres. First and second degree specialist in Gastroenterology. Associate Professor. Assistant Researcher. Director of the National Center for Minimal Access Surgery.

Duration Time: 4 Weeks
Number of Credits:13
Places: Maximum 2
Spanish Language

Requirements: Experience in Digestive Endoscopy.


Topic 1: Generalities in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

Unit 2: Diseases of the bile duct. Diagnosis and management.

Topic 3: Pancreas affections. Diagnosis and therapy.

Unit 4: Complexities and complications of ERCP.

General objectives:

Present the current concepts of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.

Develop skills for the cannulation of the duodenal papilla and its selectivity in the bile or pancreatic duct

Recognize radiological images for diagnosis in the most frequent conditions.

Develop skills to use appropriate therapeutic behavior in the face of the different diseases encountered.

Recognize the most frequent complications derived from these procedures and their management.

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