link
Bookmarks
Biliary System
L. Nayeli Morimoto, MD
To access 4,300 diagnoses written by the world's leading experts in radiology, please log in or subscribe.Log inSubscribe

TERMINOLOGY

  • Abbreviations

    • Extrahepatic biliary structures
      • Gallbladder (GB)
      • Cystic duct (CD)
      • Right hepatic (RH) and left hepatic (LH) ducts
      • Common hepatic duct (CHD)
      • Common bile duct (CBD)
  • Definitions

    • Proximal/distal biliary tree
      • Proximal refers to portion of biliary tree that is closer in proximity to liver and hepatocytes
      • Distal refers to caudal end closer to ampulla and bowel
    • Central/peripheral
      • Central refers to biliary ducts close to porta hepatis
      • Peripheral refers to higher-order branches of intrahepatic biliary tree extending into hepatic parenchyma

IMAGING ANATOMY

  • Overview

    ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

    • Imaging Recommendations

      • Imaging Approaches

        • Imaging Pitfalls

          • Key Concepts

            CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

            • Clinical Importance

              • Function & Dysfunction

                • Embryologic Events

                  Selected References

                  1. Catalano OA et al: Vascular and biliary variants in the liver: implications for liver surgery. Radiographics. 28(2):359-78, 2008
                  2. Turner MA et al: The cystic duct: normal anatomy and disease processes. Radiographics. 21(1):3-22; questionnaire 288-94, 2001
                  3. Shackelford RT: Shackelford’s Surgery of the alimentary tract. 7th edition. Elsevier/Saunders, 2013
                  4. Standring S et al: Gray's anatomy: the anatomical basis of clinical practice. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2008
                  Related Anatomy
                  Loading...
                  Related Differential Diagnoses
                  Loading...
                  References
                  Tables

                  Tables

                  TERMINOLOGY

                  • Abbreviations

                    • Extrahepatic biliary structures
                      • Gallbladder (GB)
                      • Cystic duct (CD)
                      • Right hepatic (RH) and left hepatic (LH) ducts
                      • Common hepatic duct (CHD)
                      • Common bile duct (CBD)
                  • Definitions

                    • Proximal/distal biliary tree
                      • Proximal refers to portion of biliary tree that is closer in proximity to liver and hepatocytes
                      • Distal refers to caudal end closer to ampulla and bowel
                    • Central/peripheral
                      • Central refers to biliary ducts close to porta hepatis
                      • Peripheral refers to higher-order branches of intrahepatic biliary tree extending into hepatic parenchyma

                  IMAGING ANATOMY

                  • Overview

                    ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

                    • Imaging Recommendations

                      • Imaging Approaches

                        • Imaging Pitfalls

                          • Key Concepts

                            CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

                            • Clinical Importance

                              • Function & Dysfunction

                                • Embryologic Events

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Catalano OA et al: Vascular and biliary variants in the liver: implications for liver surgery. Radiographics. 28(2):359-78, 2008
                                  2. Turner MA et al: The cystic duct: normal anatomy and disease processes. Radiographics. 21(1):3-22; questionnaire 288-94, 2001
                                  3. Shackelford RT: Shackelford’s Surgery of the alimentary tract. 7th edition. Elsevier/Saunders, 2013
                                  4. Standring S et al: Gray's anatomy: the anatomical basis of clinical practice. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2008