Gastroenterology & Hepatology (GI)

Biliary Manometry

Biliary manometry is a test used to evaluate people with right upper quadrant pain which may radiate to their back or shoulder, pancreatitis or jaundice. Biliary manometry is a diagnostic study to obtain pressure measurements from the sphincter of Oddi. The sphincter regulates the flow of bile and pancreatic secretions into the duodenum. This test is done during an ERCP (endoscopicretrogradecholangiopancreatography).

Preparation for Procedure:

  • Nothing to eat or drink after midnight.
  • You will be unable to drive, please have a licensed driver accompany you to your procedure.
  • Call your physician if you have a contrast allergy. You will need to be pre-medicated prior to this test since it involves contrast dye.

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