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biliary

of or relating to bile, to the ducts that convey bile, or to the gall bladder
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This hypothesis stems from early studies (64) during which Pickett and Briggs (65) successfully created an animal model of biliary obstruction resembling human biliary atresia by ligating the hepatic artery of sheep during fetal development.
Malignant hilar and perihilar biliary obstruction: Use of MR cholangiography to define the extent of biliary ductal involvement and plan percutaneous interventions.
These data demonstrate that percutaneously placed SEMS achieve satisfactory palliation with a low complication rate in a highrisk patient group with advanced malignant biliary obstruction.
Accurate information about the level of biliary obstruction is essential because therapy may be complex with hilar obstructions, and these patients are therefore best treated by a multidisciplinary group.
Fasting bile was obtained from patients with biliary obstruction via an endoscopic nasal biliary drainage catheter or a percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage catheter on the day of biliary drainage.
Firstly, liver dysfunction has been shown to be independently associated with hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, and biliary obstruction [25]--all of which increase the incident risk of EHC [26].
Usefulness of diagnostic tests for biliary obstruction. Am J Surg 1982;144(1):102-108.
Volk et al, "Is MRCP equivalent to ERCP for diagnosing biliary obstruction in orthotopic liver transplant recipients?
Cancers of the pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts are the commonest causes of malignant biliary obstruction. Surgery is the only curative treatment, but fewer than 20% of biliary malignancies are resectable.
Extrahepatic biliary obstruction secondary to metastatic cancer.
(3,25-27) The peripheral type often remains asymptomatic until the tumor is at a late stage, since significant biliary obstruction is not common.3,22 Patients with the extrahepatic type usually present relatively early with signs of biliary obstruction.
Endoscopic ultrasound guided therapy of benign and malignant biliary obstruction: a case series.