choledochocholedochostomy

(redirected from choledochodochorrhaphy)

cho·led·o·cho·cho·led·o·chos·to·my

(kō-led'ō-kō-kō-led'ō-kos'tō-mē),
Operative joining of divided portions of common bile duct.
[choledocho- + choledocho- + G. stoma, mouth]

choledochocholedochostomy

The end-to-end anastomosis of one common bile duct or another, usually in the context of liver transplantation, but also post traumatic, neoplastic or stricture-related.