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intravenous cholangiogram

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Not much really: You should be somewhat sedated for the procedure and if not then (of course) there is going to be local anesthetic administered. You should feel very ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Painful: They put a needle into your biliary system with anesthetic locally but most people doe non invasive imaging first. You should consult your doctor.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Cholangiogram: Percutaneous means through the skin. Cholangiogram means they are putting a contrast into the billiary tree/ ducts to check for obstruction.Definition ... Read More
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Needle is inserted: Into your biliary system and they inject a radioopaque dye. They take xray pictures.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Any day: but usually before your discharge from hospital , when you are fully ambulatory and eating , for a routine post O P .\ T tube cholangiogram.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Retained Stones: In the era prior to ercps, stones that left the gallbladder and entered into the common bile duct (cbd) had to be surgically removed by opening the cb ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Asked your surgeon?: Have you asked your surgeon about it? Are you having any symptoms? Usually people with those findings get better after GB removal, but if you are st ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Bile Duct X-ray: A cholangiogram is an x-ray of the bile duct utilizing an injection of dye in order to look for abnormalities such as bile duct stones, strictures, tu ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Several: Bile may leak out of the bile ducts, infection an bleeding are the most common.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Vogel
15 years experience Radiology
No, but...: There are less invasive ways to image the biliary tree, like ultrasound, ERCP (by a gastroenterologist) and mrcp (mri). If there is some blockage, dra ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Standard but?: First yes you can ask second it is a standard most of the time unless there is a technical problem like duct too small or too short some surgeon do ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
14 years experience Internal Medicine
CBD stones: It depends on the surgeon. If intra-operative cholangiogram is done and showed a stone most would defer it to the GI specialist to do a procedure call ... Read More
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