Cholangiocarcinoma is an adenocarcinoma which arises from biliary duct
epithelium often in the setting of pre-existing biliary tract disease such as PSC.
Enlarged biliary ducts
with thickened walls in the left hepatic lobe, and hyperechoic biliary ducts
with posterior reverberation in the right lobe--suggestive for cholangitis and pneumobilia (figure 1);
In fact, 9 cases of combined biliary duct
, hepatic artery and portal vein injury following LC requiring liver resections have been previously reported (3,4,8,23) (Table 2).
Abdominal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed dilatation of intra and extrahepatic biliary ducts
Attention to a standardized surgical technique during laparoscopic cholecystectomy can avoid major biliary duct
injuries, which seem to be more common in laparoscopic than in open cholecystectomy, Dr.
6] However, it was not until the early 1970s, when Baum and Nusbaum used angiography in the diagnosis and control of gastrointestinal bleeding (treated with embolization) and Burhenne described the use of a percutaneous catheter to remove biliary duct
calculi, that the potential applications of interventional radiology began to be appreciated.
injuries caused by surgeons can be devastating--and sometimes fatal--to people who undergo gallbladder surgery.
Janet Burpee, FSS's CEO, stated: "Our FlexStent[TM] Biliary Self Expanding Stent System offers the physician a straight forward solution for biliary duct
In terms of clinical manifestation and imaging, hepatic portal-occupying lesions tend to be biliary duct
There can be a number predisposing factors that can cause stone formation in the biliary duct
, such as foreign bodies, benign or malignant strictures, bacterial infection, parasites, metabolic changes and unusual dietary habits.
Intra and extra-hepatic cystadenoma of the biliary duct
Knowledge of relationship of cystic artery to the biliary duct
is very important while performing biliary surgeries.
The new marking, which is an addition to the product's current indication for use in the alimentary (digestive) tract, allows physicians to perform Dilation Assisted Stone Extraction (DASE), avoiding the use of an alternative method to remove difficult stones in the biliary duct
Type B, a biliary duct
diverticulum, represents Todani II, which is not associated with an APBDJ and has a low malignant potential; it is thought to be a gallbladder duplication.
NETs appear to be more common in females and usually present in middle age (in contrast to cholangiocarcinoma, which tends to present in older patients and does not show sexual predilection).