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biliary duct

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I knew a witty physician who found the creed in the biliary duct, and used to affirm that if there was disease in the liver, the man became a Calvinist, and if that organ was sound, he became a Unitarian.
Histological examinations revealed that after 28 days of implantment, Groups D and E (but not Group C) had less granulation tissue and glandular hyperplasia in the site of biliary duct injury than Group B.
The prevalence of type 3A variation of the right biliary duct according to the classification of Huang et al was reported as 14.
MRCP showed normal common and right biliary ducts while left hepatic biliary duct could only be followed shortly (Figure-2)
Known or suspected biliary duct obstruction, or sphincter of Oddi disease or dysfunction; a history of pancreatitis; structural diseases of the pancreas.
In 85% of cases, this is associated with smooth and symmetric extrahepatic bile duct wall thickening but less commonly, is associated with enhancement of the intrahepatic biliary duct walls (a finding best seen on delayed phase gadolinium-enhanced fat-saturation T1-weighted 3D gradient echo sequences).
The disease is a part of small biliary duct diseases and the major diseases affecting these ducts as primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) and primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) are to be ruled out before labeling IAD [3].
Dr Sung underlined that the ERCP training course is also considered very valuable for all the nurses to get introduced to the latest technology and methods of biliary duct treatment.
The company disclosed that the Firefly Imaging System enables real-time visual assessment of vessels, blood flow and related tissue perfusion; enables assessment of the major ducts that connect to the gallbladder for transport of bile; enables surgeons to switch between standard, visible light and near-infrared imaging during minimally invasive procedures and is intended for biliary duct visualisation in conjunction with standard, visible light in bile-duct imaging and X-ray examination of the bile ducts.
Bile leaks after laparoscopic cholecystectomy represent a spectrum of extrahepatic biliary duct injuries, and range in severity from minor cystic duct (CD) leaks to complete transection of the common bile duct (CBD).
In addition, we found congenital abnormalities in 2 cases (2%) (biliary ducts development disorders such as partial biliary duct atresia).
Biliary fistula is a common complication, but major biliary duct involvement is very rare, and occurs in 0.