Use these patient education resources to extend your care experience at Duke.
Endoscopy of the Esophagus, Stomach, and Duodenum
Endoscopy of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (upper endoscopy) is a way to examine your swallowing tube (esophagus), stomach, and first part of your small intestine (duodenum).
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
ERCP is a way to examine your pancreas, the pancreatic duct, the common bile duct, the bile ducts inside the liver, the gallbladder (if present), and/or the sphincter of Oddi.
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is a procedure in which an endoscope (a small flexible tube) is inserted through the mouth into your esophagus, stomach and the first part of the small intestine.
Esophageal Endoscopic Ultrasound
Esophageal endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is a procedure in which a small flexible tube with an ultrasound machine on the tip is placed inside your esophagus. The ultrasound is used to examine growths or tumors that are located in the wall of the esophagus or in the structures surrounding the esophagus.