bile duct

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Synonyms for bile duct

a duct formed by the hepatic and cystic ducts

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Cholangiocarcinoma is an adenocarcinoma which arises from biliary duct epithelium often in the setting of pre-existing biliary tract disease such as PSC.
Biliary duct injuries were most difficult problems and therefore required major surgical procedures in form of Roux-en-Y Hepatico-jejunostomy (0.
The CT scan confirmed the presence of hepatic abscesses (figure 2) and biliary ducts enlargement, with a slowly favorable evolution progressive decrease in size and number upon successive examinations.
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.
This liquid then passes through the liver's biliary ducts to the gall bladder, where it is stored until needed for digestion.
Abdominal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed dilatation of intra and extrahepatic biliary ducts.
PTC is used to visualize the biliary ducts directly.
After fatty food is eaten, the gallbladder contracts and sends its stored bile into the small intestine by way of the biliary ducts.
Most reported cases have identified only a thick whitish paste-like material in the gallbladder or biliary ducts.
These procedures often are life-saving and are the least invasive way of draining fluids from pancreatic and biliary ducts blocked by cancerous tumors, gallstones or other conditions.
In its warning the FDA said the medical scopes in question--duodenoscopes--are used in more than 500,000 procedures annually in the United States as the "least invasive way" of draining fluids from pancreatic and biliary ducts blocked by tumors, gallstones and other conditions.
Anatomy of the biliary ducts within the human liver: analysis of the prevailing pattern of branchings and the major variations of the biliary ducts.
Intraoperative flexible choledochoscopy has diagnostic importance and therapeutic value for most diseases of the hepato-biliary-pancreatic system and provides direct visualization of the biliary ducts.