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What is the definition or description of: biliary?

What is the definition or description of: biliary?

Pertaining to bile: Biliary means anything related to the production, storage, secretion, or flow of bile, whether in the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, or into the intestines. ...Read more

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Biliary (Definition)

Biliary means anything related to the production, storage, secretion, or flow of bile, whether in the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, ...Read more


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What's is a biliary scan ? How long does it take? And what do they do

HIDA / DECIDA: Billiary scan also known as hida or decida scan is study to assess functional status of gallbladder, excretory function of liver, and potency of bile ducts system. Study takes an average from 3 to 6 h and very important for treating physician and surgeon. Decision how to treat gallbladder disease is made accounting in major extent for study report. ...Read more

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What is a biliary obstruction?

Bile can't get out: Biliary obstruction means something is blocking the flow of bile into the small intestine. Bile helps digest fats. Bile is made in the liver and flows into the small intestine, by way of the gall bladder. Several different problems can block the flow of bile, such as having a gall stone. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about primary biliary cirrosis?

1o biliary cirrhosis: Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-biliary-cirrhosis/basics/definition/con-20029377, http://www.liverfoundation.org/abouttheliver/info/pbc/ & http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/tc/primary-biliary-cirrhosis-pbc-topic-overview for starters. Then chat w/your Gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Is a biliary scan a pipida or hida with cck injection?

Is a biliary scan a pipida or hida with cck injection?

Biliary scan=hida : Yes a biliary scan is a hide or pipida scan. Cck may or may not be used during the study. If they are going to calculate how well your gallbladder contracts to stimulation...They very likely will use cck. ...Read more

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I have biliary calculees (stones). Is there any medicine that could disolve and eliminate these stones?

Biliary stones: There are a few products used to try to dissolve gall stones. The most common one is called ursodiol. It is usually only used for more difficult situations, like symptomatic stones when there are medical reasons for not undergoing surgery. You would never take it if you are not having symptoms. It has side effects, but if you're having a lot of symptoms and don't want surgery, it may be reasonable. ...Read more

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What exactly is biliary atresia?

What exactly is biliary atresia?

Birth defect: Malformation and scarrng obliteration of the bile ducts. Starts at birrth and progresses. Any infant who is jaundiced after one month of age needs a bilirubim level and a gallbladder ultrasound. Will need surgical correction prior to 60 days of life. ...Read more

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What causes biliary dyskinesia ?

Biliary dyskinesia: Sphincter of oddi dysfunction, or biliary dyskinesia, is defined by bile duct manometry showing sphincter spasm, increased phasic contraction frequency (tachyoddia), paradoxical contraction response to cck, & abnormal propagation of phasic waves. Response to sphincterotomy is predicted by associated abnornalities in serum liver functions as well as manometry findings.Pain alone may not so respond. ...Read more