choledochoscopy

choledochoscopy

 [ko-led″ah-kos´kah-pe]
the direct visualization of the biliary tract with an endoscope through a T-tube or incision into the common bile duct. Small calculi can be removed from the common bile duct during this procedure.

choledochoscopy

(kŏ-led″ŏ-kos′kŏ-pē) [ choledocho- + -scopy]
Visual examination of the interior of the common bile duct.
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He performs both general and specialized endoscopic procedures, including ERCP (for biliary and pancreatic stenting, PDT, RFA, laser lithotripsy), EUS/FNA, cystgastrostomy, choledochoscopy, EMR/ESD to remove large GI lesions, EGD, and colonoscopy.
A choledochoscopy performed during the surgery found a left hepatic duct stone and a final diagnosis of cholelithiasis and Mirizzi syndrome was made.