cystic duct


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cystic duct

n.
The duct that conveys bile from the gallbladder and joins the hepatic duct to form the common bile duct.
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In 2 cases there was biliary likage due to sloughed off cystic duct stump which was open and in 1 case there was biliary likage due to common hepatic duct injury which was managed by putting a T tube in.
It is most commonly a branch of right hepatic artery and arises in the triangle between common hepatic duct, cystic duct and the visceral surface of the liver-the cystohepatic triangle (of Calot).
This may be result of plain enlargement or due to adherence to the cystic duct or bile duct.
Cystic duct and gall bladder could not be visualized, double pig tail stent placed in CBD.
A common bile duct stent was placed covering the cystic duct remnant.
Afterwards, a full extraction of the patient's liver is made and finally the donated liver is connected to the blood vessels and cystic duct of the patient.
Cystic duct is 3 cm long and is lined by cuboidal epithelium.
We looked carefully for gallstones in the gallbladder, cystic duct, and peritoneal cavity but none were found.
The common bile duct (CBD) was defined, cystic duct was isolated and its junction with the CBD was identified beyond doubt.
3 During SLC, a portion of gall bladder (GB) is left by saving cystic artery and cystic duct and dissection of remaining GB from liver bed is done.
He also referred to strategies to minimize bile duct injuries, how to prevent bile duct injuries, how to identify cystic duct.