Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP),
to look inside the tubes (bile ducts) that drain the liver, pancreas, and
gallbladder. ERCP may be done if your doctor thinks that a condition called primary
sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) might be leading to your liver problems.
Ammonia testing. This test looks for excess ammonia in the
blood, which can cause altered brain function (encephalopathy).
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November 14, 2014
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