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roentgenographic examination of the bile ducts after a contrast medium has been injected

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Key Words: pancreatic cancer, cholangiocarcinoma, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, endoscopic ultrasound, magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography, transhepatic cholangiography
Clinicians detected most of the bile leaks with HIDA scans, but they detected some during laparotomy, laparoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, or percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography.
8) Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC) also has the potential to both diagnose and treat biliary disease; however, it, too, suffers from significant morbidity and mortality--up to 2.
44) If a stricture is suspected and CT does not show any biliary dilatation, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography or percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography should be performed, as many liver transplants do not develop bile duct dilatation, even when there is high-grade narrowing.