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Mrcp (Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography)

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 1, 2023.

MRCP is a type of MRI used to take pictures of your gallbladder, bile duct, and pancreas.



Call your local emergency number (911 in the US) if:

  • You have a medical device that has stopped working or is not working as it did before the MRI.

Call your doctor or specialist if:

  • You have new or increased abdominal pain or other symptoms.
  • You have questions or concerns about your condition or care.

Drink liquids as directed:

Liquids will help flush the contrast liquid out of your body. Ask how much liquid to drink, and which liquids are best. Some foods, such as soup and fruit, also provide liquid.

Follow up with your doctor or specialist as directed:

Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits.

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