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GIT ERCP versus CT Scan?

can anyone please explain when to use ERCP and CT scan in abdominal pathologies and which one to use first? (e.g. pancreatitis/GB stones/pancreatic tumors)... i always confuse these two.... thanks a lot
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ERCP we use mostly for pancreatic, ampullary mass or cancer, common bile duct stones, stent...
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