cholangiogram


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cholangiogram

 [ko-lan´je-o-gram″]
the film obtained by cholangiography.

chol·an·gi·o·gram

(kō-lan'jē-ō-gram),
The radiographic record of the bile ducts obtained by cholangiography.

cholangiogram

[kōlan′jē·əgram′]
an x-ray film of the bile ducts produced after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium. A cholangiogram is routinely performed before or after biliary tract surgery. A postoperative radiogram may be made after injecting an iodinated contrast medium through an indwelling T-tube. The medium also may be introduced directly into the biliary system or intravenously. See also cholangiography, cholecystography.

cholangiogram

The “hard copy” film (or now, digital file) generated by cholangiography.

chol·an·gi·o·gram

(kō-lan'jē-ō-gram)
The radiographic record of the bile ducts obtained by cholangiography.

cholangiogram

the film obtained by cholangiography.
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2,3) In our case the ultrasound was questionable but certainly prompted the use of intraoperative cholangiogram to help define the anatomy.
Thus, most of the abnormal intraoperative cholangiograms either were false-positives or identified stones that soon passed spontaneously.
This has occurred; however, the subsequent cholangiogram, if properly read, will show the injury and allow immediate repair during the primary procedure.
In fact, one patient was found to have CDL by EUS with a negative cholangiogram at ERCP.
Sphincterotomy and balloon sweeping of the common bile duct was performed with subsequent normal cholangiogram.
Attempting to perform a dynamic fluoroscopic intraoperative cholangiogram added a median of 3 minutes or a mean of 4 minutes to laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a series of 52 consecutive patients undergoing urgent or elective procedures, he said at an international congress of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.
The gallbladder was safely resected, and a cholangiogram revealed normal biliary anatomy with no bile duct stones.
Therefore, a percutaneous cholangiogram (PTC) was undertaken, which revealed a left hepatic duct abnormality.
A repeat sphincterotomy was performed with completion cholangiogram showing no obstruction in the biliary tree.
The case was converted to an open procedure and an intraoperative cholangiogram was performed to delineate the ductal anatomy and both gallbladders were removed without incidence.
Flum and his associates at the University of Washington, Seattle, found that intraoperative cholangiograms (IOCs) had been performed in 613,706 (39%) of 1,570,361 patients nationwide who had a cholecystectomy in 1992-1999.