First ERCP Performed

ERCP
1968
AD

The first endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP), an endoscopic procedure used to diagnose cancer in the bile ducts and pancreas, was performed by Dr. William McCune. 1

  • 1. McCune, W.S. et al. "Endoscopic Cannulation of the Ampulla of Vater: A Preliminary Report." Reprinted in: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 34 (1988): 278-280. [PUBMED]