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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Of 46 patients with an abnormal intraoperative cholangiogram, 12 had a normal one 48 hours later, as did another 12 patients at 6 weeks.
3) It has been a matter of great controversy among biliary surgeons whether a cholangiogram is the standard of care during gallbladder surgery.
ERC was performed for persistent bile drainage to obtain a cholangiogram to demonstrate the biliary anatomy and the presence and site of a leak.
A Percutaneous trans-hepatic cholangiogram was performed with placement of a guide wire in the extra-hepatic bile duct.
We recommend availability of intra- operative cholangiogram at all laparoscopic centers especially during the learning curve of surgeons for the early diagnoses of all such injuries.
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with intraoperative cholangiogram was indicated at that time.
6) If a diagnosis has not been established pre-operatively, then an operative cholangiogram should be performed via a catheter in the gallbladder.
Finally, intraoperative cholangiogram is still considered the gold standard for the diagnosis of biliary atresia and is performed routinely in many institutions.
No cholangiogram was indicated given the recent papillotomy and he was discharged within 24hours without event.
A cholangiogram done at the time of the cholecystectomy showed no evidence of obstruction; the elevated alkaline phosphatase peaked in the 700s (U/L).
Benign lesions affecting the bile ducts in the postmortem cholangiogram.
If an intraoperative cholangiogram is needed during pregnancy, a lead shield should be employed to protect the gravid uterus, and fluoroscopy should be used selectively, Dr.