common bile duct


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common bile duct

[¦käm·ən ′bīl ‚dəkt]
(anatomy)
The duct formed by the union of the hepatic and cystic ducts.
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With EUS, the transducer is within 1 to 2 cm of the common bile duct, allowing for very detailed image production.
This allows the cystic duct, the cystic artery, and the common bile duct to be seen.
In addition to gallstones, if the patient has stones in common bile duct (tube that carries bile from gallbladder to intestine), he will require removal of common bile duct stone by endoscopic method before laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
8) The most common anatomic site for the occurrence of neuroendocrine tumors within the biliary tract is the common bile duct, followed by the cystic and common hepatic ducts.
Studies show that metal stent placement is most effective for palliative treatment of inoperable malignant common bile duct strictures(4).
But during the operation, the surgeon severed his common bile duct leaving corrosive bile flowing into his stomach.
15) With the use of a sphincterotomy, more tissue can be obtained from the distal common bile duct.
Furthermore, laparoscopic cholecystectomy can cause stones to be milked from the cystic duct or the neck of the gallbladder into the common bile duct.
Cleary treated the patient for gastrointestinal irritation and ran tests to determine if there were gallstones in the common bile duct.
A Ttube cholangiogram performed 2 weeks after the procedure showed no common bile duct obstruction or stricture, and the T-tube was removed.
The junction of the common bile duct and pancreatic duct is crucial for sphincteric control of bile and pancreatic juice drainage, with bidirectional regurgitation occurring if the union is above Oddi's sphincter.
and colleagues from the University of Rome Tor Vergata and Vanderbilt University Medical School in Nashville, TN, authored a paper describing four preoperative risk factors that can be used as a prediction model for the presence of common bile duct stones in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy.