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Biliary and GI Accessory Organs
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largest gland in the body
divides liver into right and left lobes
hilum of the liver
large vein bringing blood to the liver from the intestines
System of veins that carry blood from the abdominal organs to the liver.
A substance produced by the liver that breaks up fat particles.
An organs in the abdominal cavity with two roles. The first is an exocrine role: to produce digestive enzymes and bicarbonate, which are delivered to the small intestine via the pancreatic duct. The second is an endocrine role: to secrete insulin and glucagon into the bloodstream to help regulate blood glucose levels.
Organ near the stomach that produces, stores, and eliminates blood cells
inflammation of the gallbladder
condition of stones in the common bile duct
radiographic study of the biliary system
x-ray examination of the gallbladder
a radiographic examination of the bile ducts with the use of a contrast medium
percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
contrast medium is injected using a needle placed through the abdominal wall into the liver
Postoperative (T-Tube) Cholangiography
t-shaped or pigtail-shaped catheter left in the common hepatic and common bile ducts for drainage after surgery
endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
performed by passing a fiberoptic endoscope through the mouth into the duodenum under fluoroscopy
abnormal passageway between two organs or between an internal organ and the body surface
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