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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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MRCP showed normal common and right biliary ducts while left hepatic biliary duct could only be followed shortly (Figure-2)
Stenosis and/or strictures of peripheral biliary ducts occur with decreased branching and abrupt tapering resulting in an "arrowhead" appearance.
In addition, we found congenital abnormalities in 2 cases (2%) (biliary ducts development disorders such as partial biliary duct atresia).
While advocated by some, (112) we have not found frozen section for histopathologic measurement of the diameter of biliary ducts at the portal plate to be helpful in guiding the level of transection.
Obstructive jaundice either due to clipping of major biliary ducts (5 cases) or retained CBD stones (5 cases) was seen in 1% of cases in this study.
Enlarged biliary ducts with thickened walls in the left hepatic lobe, and hyperechoic biliary ducts with posterior reverberation in the right lobe--suggestive for cholangitis and pneumobilia (figure 1);
5) An APBDJ is characterised by a long common channel, which is a congenital abnormality defined as a high union of the pancreatic and biliary ducts outside the duodenal wall.
Our cannulation rate was 216 out of 220 (98%) since 5 patients had come for review of previous stents and cannulation failed in 4 cases due to duodenal stenosis At ERCP, 169 cases (76%) including 5 old ones had CBD stones, 12 (5%) had GB stones , 8 (4%) had CD stones, 7 (3%) had CBD stricture and 10 had ( 5 %) dilated biliary ducts only.
Exemplary of the types of preneoplastic/neoplastic diseases subject to the prognostic methods of this invention are those of gastric mucosa, gallbladder, biliary ducts, and ductal cells of duodenal glands.
2-mm working channel through which diagnostic and therapeutic devices can be used in the biliary ducts.
MRCP refers to selective fluid-sensitive magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the pancreatic and biliary ducts.
The SpyGlass Direct Visualization System is designed to provide direct visualization into the biliary ducts to identify stones and strictures.