Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is an advanced endoscopy procedure that uses a flexible tube with ultrasound capability. It can obtain biopsies and perform endoscopic treatment of pancreatic/abdominal fluid collections.
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is an advanced endoscopy procedure more commonly performed in adult patients. It allows the physician to examine pancreatic and bile ducts using a bendable, lighted tube called an endoscope.
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