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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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During the procedure, the left and right hepatic bile ducts were fused after forming a long segment, and the cystic duct was observed to be draining to the right hepatic duct (Figure 1).
* DAV is supporting a new bipartisan bill that would direct the Department of Veterans Affairs to conduct an epidemiological study on the prevalence of cholangiocarcinoma, or bile duct cancer, in veterans of the Vietnam era.
Bile duct adenoma (BDA) is a rare epithelial bile duct neoplasm.
However, because of division of the stone lesions, number of affected bile ducts, damage of the liver parenchyma, and different stages and complications of the disease, minimally invasive therapy of hepatolithiasis has always been a difficult clinical problem.
Endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST) is a well-established standard method for extraction of common bile duct (CBD) stones.
The five patients in whom a guidewire could not be exchanged underwent biliary stenting into alternative bile ducts. All of them ultimately achieved clinical success in terms of results.
Bile duct ligature (BDL) is a surgical model of cholestasis that provokes a progressive liver fibrosis leading to liver cirrhosis [3-5].
Calne, "A new technique for biliary drainage in orthotopic liver transplantation utilizing the gall bladder as a pedicle graft conduit between the donor and recipient common bile ducts," Annals of Surgery, vol.
The cystic dilatation of the common bile duct is a rare congenital malformation of the bile ducts [1].
When IgG4-RD affects the bile ducts, it goes under the term IgG4-related sclerosing cholangitis (IgG4-SC).
The structural anatomy of the bile ducts is highly variable and can be said to have almost no stable anatomy.