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X-ray examination of the bile ducts after the administration of a radiopaque contrast medium.

cho·lan′gi·o·graph′ic (-ə-grăf′ĭk) adj.
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(Medicine) radiographic examination of the bile ducts after the introduction into them of a contrast medium
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(kəˌlæn dʒiˈɒg rə fi, koʊ-)

x-ray examination of the bile ducts using a radiopaque contrast medium.
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Noun1.cholangiography - roentgenographic examination of the bile ducts after a contrast medium has been injected
roentgenography, X-ray photography - radiography that uses X-rays to produce a roentgenogram
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n. colangiografía, rayos-x de las vías biliares.
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n colangiografía (técnica); percutaneous transhepatic — colangiografía transhepática percutánea
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Cholangiography remains the most reliable method of diagnosis of Mirizzi's syndrome, ERCP being the gold standard; the typical findings, include an excavating defect on the lateral wall of the CBD at the level of the cystic duct or Gall Bladder neck, dilated common hepatic and intrahepatic ducts and normal calibre CBD.
cholangiography, percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP), computed tomography, and scintigraphy can be used for imaging (3,4).
Complications of cholecystectomy: risks of the laparoscopic approach and protective effects of operative cholangiography: a population-based study.
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