biliary system


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biliary system

[′bil·ē‚er·ē ‚sis·təm]
(anatomy)
The complex of canaliculi, or microscopic bile ducts, that empty into the larger intrahepatic bile ducts.
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This contrast was originally used for imaging of the biliary system with conventional fluoroscopy.
The improved SUPERA[TM] Transhepatic Biliary System is indicated for the palliative treatment of biliary strictures produced by malignant neoplasms.
WEBSTER, Texas, November 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEV Technologies, Incorporated (IDEV), an innovative leader in the development and commercialization of minimally invasive medical technologies, today announced the first procedure in the United States utilizing the SUPERA VERITAS(TM) Transhepatic Biliary System, which was recently cleared to market by the U.
Eliminating the amount of fatty foods will be welcomed by the liver and biliary system.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market the SUPERA VERITAS Transhepatic Biliary System.
These are rare, slow-growing, multilocular cystic tumors derived from biliary epithelium, although they generally do not communicate with the biliary system.
The Zilver 518 Biliary Stent, a flexible, self-expanding nitinol design intended to treat patients with malignant neoplasms in the biliary system, is now available from Cook Incorporated following clearance by the U.
This technology has the potential to expand the role of endoscopy in treating a variety of disorders of the pancreatic and biliary system," stated Kenneth Binmoeller, MD, Director of Interventional Endoscopy Services at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, California.
Food and Drug Administration and CE Mark approval to market its Advanix(TM) Biliary Plastic Stents for the treatment of biliary strictures, including biliary stone disease, benign biliary strictures, and suspected and confirmed malignancies in the biliary system.
The infestation mimics a slow-growing tumor and infiltrates the liver and the surrounding structures, especially the portal hilus, the hepatic veins, the inferior vena cava, and the biliary system.
As a result, and unlike the first-generation kit, very little of the imaging agent in the liver enters the intestine via the biliary system.