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Discussion BoardMiochelle was posted 02/09/2007 02:03 pm by Jules
I understand your anxiety, thankfully it sounds as though your Dr is taking
this seriously. I thought I read somewhere that BDC can be diagnosed using a
'brushing' technique (of the cells lining the bile duct during an ERCP) - you
might want to explore this. Until recently diagnostic tools for BDC have
been underdeveloped, I think there are also trials taking place using family
members of BDC sufferers to look at diagnostic tools..
I am hoping that this is a false alarm, my dad has BDC, when you have direct
experience of this it is understandable that we need reassurance and
screening. Take care, hoping everything works out for you, Jules
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