bile duct

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  • noun

Synonyms for bile duct

a duct formed by the hepatic and cystic ducts

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Biliary duct injuries caused by surgeons can be devastating--and sometimes fatal--to people who undergo gallbladder surgery.
Because of their rarity, the molecular pathways involved in the development of biliary duct NETs have not been well studied.
The new indication, which supplements the product's current indication for use in the alimentary (digestive) tract, lets physicians perform Dilation Assisted Stone Extraction (DASE), providing an alternative method to remove difficult stones in the biliary duct.
He concluded, "In addition to our ongoing efforts, the National Cancer Institute is sponsoring clinical trials of the Triapine(R)-gemcitabine combination in pancreatic, non-small-cell lung, breast cancer and biliary duct and gallbladder cancer.
The fine mesh slotted tube Zilver stent design displays excellent kink resistance with the flexibility needed in the biliary duct upon deployment.
The VIABIL Biliary Endoprosthesis has been designed to provide several clinical advantages: it has high radial compression strength, yet is extremely flexible which allows it to conform more readily to the biliary duct anatomy.
Based on Guidant's original MULTI-LINK coronary stent platform, the MEGALINK System is currently approved in the United States for the treatment of malignant biliary duct obstructions.
The unique, flexible design of both the Memotherm FLEXX biliary stent and associated delivery system enable the device to negotiate tortuous anatomy and allows the stent to conform to acute bends in the biliary duct.
This device represents Guidant's first pre-mounted stent system for the treatment of malignant obstructions of the biliary duct.
The MEGALINK stent is used for the treatment of malignant obstructions of the biliary duct.
Known or suspected biliary duct obstruction, or sphincter of Oddi disease or dysfunction; a history of pancreatitis; structural diseases of the pancreas.
Dr Sung underlined that the ERCP training course is also considered very valuable for all the nurses to get introduced to the latest technology and methods of biliary duct treatment.
It remains in the biliary duct until the cholangitis is resolved, before it is slowly hydrolysed by the body.
It is particularly important to divide the left hepatic biliary duct distal to the junction of the ducts draining segments 2 and 3, and we have found a Bake's dilator useful to identify this confluence.