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Our Michigan medical malpractice lawyers represent patients like you who have suffered injuries due to medical mistakes made by doctors, nurses, and hospitals. Many of these injuries are very serious, often requiring extensive medical treatment and the need for additional surgeries. When a medical error causes a death, it can give rise to a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit.

There are risks involved in every medical procedure and not all poor results are due to medical malpractice. A lawsuit can only be filed when there is a medical error or mistake that caused your injury. Our experience medical malpractice lawyers will review your medical chart and determine whether your injury was the result of negligent treatment or just a normal risk or complication of your procedure.

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatogram (ERCP) Procedure

ERCP is a procedure that enables your surgeon 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 top 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.

Risks of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatogram (ERCP) Procedures

The most common risks of an Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatogram (ERCP) procedure are:

  • Infection
  • Perforation of esophagus, stomach, or intestines
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Pancreatic inflammation

Contact a Michigan Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatogram (ERCP) Medical Malpractice Lawyer

If you suspect that you or a family member have been the victim of medical malpractice from an endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatogram (ERCP) procedure, you should contact our office immediately to discuss your case. There are strict time limitations for filing medical malpractice cases in Michigan and if you wait too long, your case may be barred forever. Call us now at (800) 606-1717.

You should also request our FREE BOOK, "The Ultimate Michigan Medical Malpractice Handbook, " which explains the legal process in Michigan and what must be proven to win your case. We will send out the book immediately to you.