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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Biliary trunk cysts are a rare disorder/anomaly of the biliary system with a prevalence of 1 per 100,000150,000 in western countries, occurring more frequently in females (F:M=4:1).
The revascularization resulted in reperfusion of the biliary system and better access and penetration of antibiotics to the infected area and abscess.
Gallbladder and the extrahepatic biliary system in: Charles F, Dana K, Tumothy R, David L, John G, Raphael E, (edi).
Some of the notable highlights of the three-day Congress taking place from October 30-November 1 at the Grand Hyatt, Dubai is the launch of the Mena Chapter of the International Hepato Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA) -- the largest multinational, multi-speciality organisation dealing with the diseases of the liver, pancreas and biliary system.
This cholangiogram finally resolved the diagnostic conundrum and illustrated a completely transected left main hepatic duct without any communication to the remaining part of the biliary system (Figure 1-C).
Traumatic VAAs can communicate with and rupture into the gastrointestinal tract, the biliary system, and the thoracic, peritoneal, pelvic and retroperitoneal spaces.
Conclusion: Biliary bypass surgical procedures are the better options to restore the continuity of biliary system in patients with iatrogenic biliary tree injuries and un-operable pancreatico-biliary malignancy.
A repeat cholecysto-cholangiogram could not be repeated due to technical reasons; hence, a tube cholecystostomy was performed to drain the obstructed biliary system and to have an access for postoperative cholecysto-cholangiogram.
After KPE, the remodelled biliary substitute has very little or no peristalsis, which is a physiological deterrent for microbial invasion of the biliary system.
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