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What happens during a percutaneous cholangiogram?

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Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology

In brief: Needle is inserted

Into your biliary system and they inject a radioopaque dye.
They take xray pictures.

In brief: Needle is inserted

Into your biliary system and they inject a radioopaque dye.
They take xray pictures.
Dr. Philip Chao
Dr. Philip Chao
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Cholangiogram

Percutaneous means through the skin.
Cholangiogram means they are putting a contrast into the billiary tree/ ducts to check for obstruction.Definition: an x-ray film of the bile ducts produced after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium. A cholangiogram is routinely performed before or after biliary tract surgery. A postoperative radiogram may be made after injecting an iodinated contrast.

In brief: Cholangiogram

Percutaneous means through the skin.
Cholangiogram means they are putting a contrast into the billiary tree/ ducts to check for obstruction.Definition: an x-ray film of the bile ducts produced after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium. A cholangiogram is routinely performed before or after biliary tract surgery. A postoperative radiogram may be made after injecting an iodinated contrast.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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