bile duct

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bile duct

[′bīl ‚dəkt]
(anatomy)
Any of the major channels in the liver through which bile flows toward the hepatic duct.
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Cholangiography is the most important imaging tool in the diagnosis of a bile duct tumor.
Data presented at the 2003 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) from the Phase 2 clinical trial of XL119 showed that patients with bile duct tumors (gall bladder tumors and cholangiocarcinomas) treated with XL119 showed encouraging results relative to overall survival and progression free survival (alive without progressive disease, i.
The Phase 3 trial will include approximately 60 centers in the United States, Canada and Europe and is designed to enroll up to 600 patients with inoperable bile duct tumors.