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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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In contrast, acute rejection, multiple bile ducts, and pretransplant serum albumin level were identified as the independent risk factors for BCs occurring beyond 6 months after LT.
Although laparoscopic cholecystectomy was introduced more than two decades ago, the incidence of bile duct injuries has not diminished and injury still occurs in 0.
2) ERCP can demonstrate the injured bile ducts and be used to stent the injuries of major hepatic ducts if the common bile duct is not completely transected or ligated.
Doctors performed an endoscopy of the small intestine introducing a catheter with a drug which was injected directly into the bile ducts without surgical intervention.
Unfortunately for Elena, the condition can sometimes cause cancer of those bile ducts - called cholangiocarcinoma.
Objective: To evaluate the management of bile duct injuries following open and laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a tertiary care hospital.
Bile duct cyst type V (Caroli's disease): surgical strategy and results.
That's exactly what he and his research team discovered, when they sent six different specialists at five different medical institutions recorded videos taken by a probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE) deep inside 25 patients with abnormally narrowed bile ducts.
In bile ducts traumas, treatment is particularly complicated, requiring long period, expensive therapeutic diagnostic manipulations, resulting in severe disability of patients.
The gallbladder contracts and pushes the bile into a tube called the common bile duct that carries it to the small intestine, where it helps with digestion," said Dr Ali Jasim, Specialist Gastroenterologist, Zulekha Hospital, Sharjah.
The condition is a rare chronic disease in the liver and bile ducts, where the bile ducts are blocked and can lead to liver damage.
Ultrasound of the abdomen showed ductus choledochus of hyperechoic wall and enlarged spleen, along with pre-existing aerobilia of the bile ducts.