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Fig 2-3) The intraoperative cholangiogram helped to identify each cystic duct and the operation was otherwise uneventful.
While simple in concept, the cholangiogram can be difficult to perform and interpret successfully during surgical exploration.
Of 46 patients with an abnormal intraoperative cholangiogram, 12 had a normal one 48 hours later, as did another 12 patients at 6 weeks.
3) It has been a matter of great controversy among biliary surgeons whether a cholangiogram is the standard of care during gallbladder surgery.
A cholangiogram is performed if the anatomy of the cyst has not been defined pre-operatively with ultrasound, computed tomography or magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography.
If an intraoperative cholangiogram is needed during pregnancy, a lead shield should be employed to protect the gravid uterus, and fluoroscopy should be used selectively, Dr.
CDL was suspected based on any of the following: abnormal intraoperative cholangiogram, abnormal diagnostic imaging results, acute pancreatitis of suspected biliary origin, or elevated liver function tests.
When the suspicion for CBDS is low and the gallbladder is present, it is suggested that patients undergo laparoscopic cholecystectomy with an intraoperative cholangiogram.
To document stent placement, the advanced Fanelli design also allows the user to perform a completion cholangiogram.
Neither cholangiogram nor pancreaticogram was obtained in view of cholangitis.
An intraoperative cholangiogram, performed via the GB, demonstrated dilated intrahepatic ducts, but no passage of contrast downwards to the CBD (Fig.