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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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The three groups were compared statistically in terms of gender, age, body mass index (BMI), operation time, adhesion level (grade), postoperative length of hospital stay, conversion rate to open surgery, biliary duct injury, deep and superficial site infections, and histopathological parameters, such as PMNL and MNL levels, collagen deposition, and damage to the epithelium of the gallbladder.
It has been shown that there is an association between periampullary diverticula, which can lead to abscess formation, and biliary duct stones.
ERCP was performed, cholangiogram (Figure-2) showed filling defect in distal CBD and a communication between intra-hepatic biliary duct with the hydatid cyst.
Abdominal US has been used to evaluate the presence of blood within the gallbladder, but its diagnostic effectiveness is limited due to its limited ability to visualize the biliary ducts, particular the distal CBD and in patients with truncal obesity.
Caption: Figure 1: Enhanced CT scan of the abdomen axial (A, B) and coronal (C, D) images demonstrate an enhancing mass in the region of the porta hepatis (black arrow) with biliary duct dilatation (red arrow).
Frequency of leakage of the ducts of Luschka represents 4.4% of all iatrogenic biliary duct injuries and 15% of type A injuries (according to the "Strasberg classification system" [10]).
In typical biliary duct course, the lateral hepatic bile duct supplying segments VI and VII and the paramedian hepatic bile duct supplying segments V and VIII reunite to form the right hepatic bile duct (RHD).
Biliary changes include dilatation of the common bile duct in the setting of obstruction with dilatation of intrahepatic biliary ducts which can involve the central or segmental bile ducts only or diffusely involve the whole biliary tree (Figure 1).
An ERCP allows direct visualization of the pancreatic and biliary ducts with a flexible endoscope after injection of contrast material and using xrays (Smeltzer et al., 2010).This test showed no gross abnormalities in the structure of the biliary tree (see Figure I).
Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) is a relatively new noninvasive diagnostic technique for direct visualization of the biliary ducts through images similar to those produced in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography.
Malignant neoplasm of extrahepatic biliary ducts Ann Surg 1992; 76: 205-21.
Animals were submitted to selective ligation of the biliary ducts as previously described (1).