ERCP is an acronym that consists of the first letters of “endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography” words. This is a method used for endoscopic and radiologic examination of the intra- and extrahepatic biliary ducts as well as the pancreatic ducts. ERCP is performed for the purpose of diagnosis and treatment if there is any biliary and pancreatic stones, tumors and obstruction, or bile duct injury that may occur after gallbladder surgeries, or when blood tests or ultrasound - tomography imaging results are suggestive of any liver or pancreas disease.
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EMG (electromyography) is a method of examination of the health status of the structures by measuring the electrical properties of the muscles, nerves and nerve roots. EMG examination has two parts: examination of nerves and examination of muscles. Depending on the diagnosis, both or only one of them may be needed.