bile duct


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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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Intensifying number of bile duct cancer cases being diagnosed globally have fortified the need for cutting-edge solutions in terms of procedure and medicines to treat the condition.
The advantage with ERCP is its additional therapeutic role in clearing concomitant bile duct stones and insertion of a biliary stent or nasobiliary catheter both of which may serve a temporising role and may help in intra-operative identification of the CBD.
To the extent that epithelial-mesodermal relationships are established between the endoderm and the underlying mesoderm, the parenchyma of the liver and the tunicae of the gallbladder are formed, while the hepatic and biliary stems are recanalized-after the stimulation of different paracrine factors and autocrine drugs such as estrogen, insulin growth factor 1 (IGF-1), interleukin 6 (IL-6) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)--to form the different ducts that make up the bile duct (Strazzabosco & Fabris, 2012).
Group 2: Patients who were transferred to our clinic after surgical intervention in an external center for repair due to bile duct injury.
LCH involvement of the bile duct can occur, but it usually presents in the disseminated form of the disease and the prognosis is very poor (5,6).
6637) would help identify the rate of incidence of bile duct cancer in Vietnam veterans--which seems alarmingly high.
A systematic literature review was conducted using a PubMed search with keywords "bile duct adenoma, peribiliary hamartoma, or biliary adenoma".
The strategies for minimally invasive treatment for intrahepatic and extrahepatic bile duct stones can be summarized as follows:[4] (1) For intrahepatic bile duct stones, according to the distribution of the stones, stenosis of the biliary tract, or whether hepatic fibrosis and atrophy are combined, laparoscopic liver resection, laparoscopic common bile duct exploration (LCBDE), or percutaneous transhepatic cholangioscopy may be chosen.
However despite its rapid acceptance and international glory, a major drawback has been seen in the form of bile duct injuries (BDI).
Two patients had filling defect which was seen in the common bile duct. The T-tube removal was done before 21 days in 19 patients but all after 15 days.
The Swing Tip is usually used for accessing the biliary branches if the procedure cannot be performed with any of these devices because of severe strictures or a crooked bile duct anatomy.
Bile duct ligature (BDL) is a surgical model of cholestasis that provokes a progressive liver fibrosis leading to liver cirrhosis [3-5].