percutaneous cholangiography

per·cu·ta·ne·ous chol·an·gi·og·ra·phy

radiography of the biliary system after introduction of contrast medium by inserting a needle through the skin, inferior to the right costal margin, into the substance of the liver or into the gallbladder.
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Eleven months after biliary stent placement, the patient developed reobstructive jaundice, and percutaneous cholangiography showed stent occlusion.
Percutaneous cholangiography was performed in 2 patients and a percutaneous drainage was placed preoperatively.
Gamklou, "Evaluation of percutaneous cholangiography and percutaneous biliary drainage in obstructive jaundice," European Journal of Radiology, vol.
The algorithm employed to investigate includes transabdominal ultrasound scan with Doppler studies followed by MRCP and endoscopic or percutaneous cholangiography for therapy depending on the anatomy.
The biliary tree is shown without dilatation effect due to pressure and choleretic effect of contrast medium used for ERCP or percutaneous cholangiography, and it is also possible to obtain images of the whole biliary tree even in cases of critically tight strictures or complete obstruction that would prevent passing them with leaders during endoscopy or percutaneous cholangiography as carrying a high risk of perforation [2,14,15,17,22].
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