biliary system


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biliary system

See biliary.

biliary tract

The biliary plumbing system, which consists of the gallbladder, intrahepatic bile ducts, cystic duct—gallbladder to common bile duct—and common bile duct—liver and gallbladder to small intestine. Biliary tract obstruction usually leads to obstructive jaundice.

Biliary system

The tree of tubes that carries bile.
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The current workhorse of MRCP is the long echo-train T2-weighted image, which permits rapid and effective imaging of the biliary system.
IDEV will begin working toward a domestic launch of the SUPERA[TM] Transhepatic Biliary System in select medical centers in the U.
Commercial availability of the SUPERA VERITAS Transhepatic Biliary System is planned for the first quarter of 2011.
The liver-specific contrast agent mangafodipir trisodium (Teslascan, GE Healthcare, Princeton, NJ) is excreted via the biliary system and T1W MRI after injection of this agent may be useful in the diagnosis of a bile leak.
The SUPERA Interwoven Self-Expanding Nitinol Stent Transhepatic Biliary system has received 510(k) clearance for palliative treatment for biliary strictures produced by malignant neoplasms.
Damage to the extrahepatic biliary system and the gallbladder occurs in 2% of cases of blunt abdominal trauma.
Biliary obstructions can be caused by a variety of medical conditions, including gallstones, tumors of the bile ducts or pancreas, or other tumors that have spread to the biliary system.
Nasdaq:PPHM) announced today the opening of a new Phase I clinical trial at Stanford University to evaluate the use of Cotara(TM) in patients with cancers of the biliary system and pancreas.
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The SUPERA Interwoven Self-Expanding Nitinol Stent Transhepatic Biliary system received 510(k) clearance for palliative treatment of biliary strictures produced by malignant neoplasms and the SUPERA Interwoven Self-Expanding Nitinol Stent System received CE Mark approval in Europe for biliary and peripheral vascular indications.
The procedure to diagnose and treat conditions of the biliary system including management of stones, ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography), is performed approximately 600,000 times per year in the U.
Direct visualization of the biliary system is not yet a standard tool for excluding malignancy in bile duct stenoses, but certain cholangioscopic characteristics of CC have been described.