Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography

What is Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography?

Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography meaning A procedure to x-ray the hepatic and common bile ducts. A contrasting agent is injected through the skin into the liver or bile duct, and the ducts are then x-rayed to find the point of obstruction.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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