cystic duct


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cystic duct

[′sis·tik ′dəkt]
(anatomy)
The duct of the gallbladder.
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21-26) While there is potential to directly demonstrate cystic duct patency with MRI either by administering cholecystokinin to identify GB contraction or by the administration of MR biliary contrast agents, (27,28) these techniques would add time and complexity to biliary examinations and would not be expected to outperform a more cost efficient HBS.
A short cystic duct, a low origin of the cystic duct, or a cystic duct that runs parallel to the common hepatic duct may predispose to the syndrome, he said.
Pruthi performed an ``endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and choledochoscopy'' to remove a gallstone wedged in a woman's cystic duct.
The excess cholesterol crystallises and forms stones stored in the cystic duct or gallbladder.
The epithelium of the cystic duct as well as the gallbladder itself exhibited significant hyperplasia (f = 36.
The cystic duct connects the neck of the gallbladder with the common bile duct--the thin tube that connects the liver and gallbladder to the small intestine.
Merging into this duct is the cystic duct, coming from the gallbladder.
The identification, isolation, and division of the cystic duct and artery and the subsequent removal of the gallbladder from its attachment ot the liver require meticulous surgical skill.
Patients with Ureter, Renal, Pancreatic and Cystic Duct Disorders
Intraoperative cholangiogram revealed normal filling of the intrahepatic ducts, common hepatic duct, common bile duct, and cystic duct with normal flow into the duodenum.
The gallbladder was completely released and the dissection of the pedicle showed a short cystic duct and a normal common bile duct.
Traumatic neuromas may occur in the stump of the cystic duct after a cholecystectomy.