cholangiogram


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cholangiogram

(kəlˈændʒɪəˌɡræm)
n
(Medicine) an X-ray of the bile duct performed after administering dye into the ducts that shows up on the X-ray
Translations

chol·an·gi·o·gram

n. colangiograma, radiografía de las vías biliares usando un medio de contraste.

cholangiogram

n colangiografía (estudio)
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Other diagnostic tests like Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography (MRCP), Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and Intraoperative cholangiogram can be more accurate in the diagnosis of this condition.
The duodenal injury was reinforced with an omentum patch, and completion of the cholecystectomy and a cholangiogram were done.
The biliary drain is left in situ for 4-6 weeks and dilatation is usually repeated on a few occasions until the cholangiogram demonstrates resolution of the stricture with adequate bile drainage, at which point the biliary drain is removed.
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with intraoperative cholangiogram was indicated at that time.
Thus, in the literature both forms of management have been described; however, emphasis must be put on the importance of intra-operative cholangiogram for determining the actual operative technique that is suitable for a particular patient.
In this study, operative times that significantly deviated from the mean were often due to difficulties such as placing the gallbladder in the retrieval bag, performing a cholangiogram, obtaining a liver biopsy, and dealing with severe inflammation of the gall-bladder.
Finally, intraoperative cholangiogram is still considered the gold standard for the diagnosis of biliary atresia and is performed routinely in many institutions.
Elective abortion is not recommended, even with an intraoperative cholangiogram.
Positional adjustment during the cholangiogram caused shifting of the red spot position and required vigilance to prevent the red spot focussing on the eyes.
Nor will it leave us feeling stupid for not knowing what a non-suppurative cholangiogram is.
2) ERCP will provide a detailed cholangiogram and brush cytology of a focal stenosis.