cholangiography

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cho·lan·gi·og·ra·phy

 (kō-lăn′jē-ŏg′rə-fē)
n.
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.

cholangiography

(kəˌlændʒɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Medicine) radiographic examination of the bile ducts after the introduction into them of a contrast medium

cho•lan•gi•og•ra•phy

(kəˌlæn dʒiˈɒg rə fi, koʊ-)

n.
x-ray examination of the bile ducts using a radiopaque contrast medium.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations

chol·an·gi·og·ra·phy

n. colangiografía, rayos-x de las vías biliares.

cholangiography

n colangiografía (técnica); percutaneous transhepatic — colangiografía transhepática percutánea
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She initially improved after percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC) with external/internal biliary drain placement, which was performed at an outside hospital.
Currently available technologies include transabdominal ultrasonography (US), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC), endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), magnetic resonance imaging with cholangiopancreatography (MRI, MRCP) and helical (or spiral) computed tomography (CT).
The review summarizes the major imaging methods for providing a diagnosis of bile duct malignancy, including ERCP, transhepatic cholangiography (THC), and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP).