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MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Feb.
University of Mannheim Medical Center is first site opened TORONTO and CHICAGO, Oct.
Large, Prospective, Multi-National Study Examines Management of Benign Biliary Strictures with Fully Covered Self-Expanding Metal Stents after Extended Indwell MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Aug.
CDI, The Miami Center for Diagnostic Imaging, announces upgraded MRCP scans for better prevention and diagnosis of biliary and pancreatic duct systems. Miami,
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is first site opened, more sites scheduled in August TORONTO AND CHICAGO, Aug.
Two genetic mutations in liver cells may drive tumor formation in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA), the second most common form of liver cancer.
In certain patients with abdominal pain after gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy), undergoing an endoscopic procedure involving the bile and pancreatic ducts did not result in fewer days with disability due to pain, compared to a placebo treatment.
CINCINNATI, May 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A multi-center study concludes that treating infants with high doses of steroids fails to improve medical outcomes in the end-stage pediatric
Cancers of the liver are increasing in incidence faster than any other cancer in the U.S. and other western countries, and are a leading cause of cancer death worldwide.
The liver is the organ in charge of processing, neutralizing and excreting certain secretions for the metabolic processes. Formation and Orientation The liver is considered to be both the largest internal organ and the largest gland in the human body. It is situated just below the diaphragm, to the right of the stomach and on top of the gallbladder. There are two ways blood can travel to and from the liver: the hepatic artery and the portal vein. The hepatic artery carries blood solely...
The gall bladder is the sac-shaped organ that is the passage between the liver and intestine where bile is held. Formation and Orientation The gall bladder is relatively 8 cm by 4 cm when fully formed. The gallbladder is angled between the rectus abdominis muscle and the costal margin. It is hollow and is made up of three parts; the fundus, the body and the neck. The fundus is the part of the gallbladder that is most far from the cystic duct. This is at the same level of the...
Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...
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