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ERCP Surgery For 94 Years Aged Male Person.

Hello, i need a suggestion that is ERCP surgery for 94 years old age person is a good idea or not. And it's a risk position now, only 2 ways are there. Should operated or Shouldn't be. If operated any risk is there? Please suggest as soon as possible.

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Viswanath.
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a procedure. It depends on his physical condition and risk factors. His fitness for the procedure and anesthesia depend on his assessment by his physician.
The major risk of an ERCP is the development of pancreatitis, which can occur in up to 5% of all procedures.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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