inflammatory imaging can be useful in AAC when on occasion the cystic duct
In its simplest form, Mirizzi involves extrinsic compression caused by a stone or inflammation originating in the infundibulum of the gallbladder, or, more rarely, in a long cystic duct
remnant after cholecystectomy or a mucocele of the cystic duct
after liver transplantation.
Pruthi's patient underwent various other treatments, including removal of her gallbladder at another hospital, but still had stones lodged in the common bile duct and cystic duct
- the tube that connects the gall bladder to the bile duct.
0079) higher incidence of dilatation of the cystic duct
of the gallbladder and a tendency toward a significantly (f = 4.
Should the stone remain lodged in the cystic duct
, an attack of acute cholecystitis may occur, with secondary infection of the bile.
It connects to the biliary ductal system through the cystic duct
2) revealed findings consistent with cholangiocarcinoma versus gallbladder cancer with biliary duct dilation and likely obstruction at the level of the cystic duct
with a reported less-than-one centimeter lymph node adjacent to the pancreatic head.
Furthermore, laparoscopic cholecystectomy can cause stones to be milked from the cystic duct
or the neck of the gallbladder into the common bile duct.
Visu-Loc is used in general surgery to ligate the cystic duct
during laparoscopic cholestectomy procedures.
I had to remove the cystic duct
from a corpse, just where it joins the gastro hepatic omentum in front of the vena portae.
Despite the fact that the surgeon erroneously identified the common duct as the patient's cystic duct
, a jury returned a verdict for the defendant physician.
One possibility is that the retention of a large stone in the cystic duct
facilitates the formation of the pseudoaneurysm.
The perihilar bile ducts extend from the hepatic duct bifurcation to include the extrahepatic biliary tree proximal to the origin of the cystic duct
1) When a gastrinoma is suspected, one should carefully inspect the "gastrinoma triangle," an anatomic triangle bounded by the junction of the cystic duct
insertion on the common bile duct, the body of the pancreas, and the junction of the second and third portions of the duodenum (Figure 1).
In a brilliant stroke, the surgeons left the catheter clipped in the cystic duct
so that they could perform repeat cholangiograms at 48 hours and 6 weeks.