Biliary Tract

This system carries bile into the duodenum (part of the small intestine) and carries other substances to the small intestine to help with digestion. The biliary tree includes bile ducts, the gallbladder, which stores and concentrates bile, and some cells inside the liver.

Biliary Disorders

  • acute cholangitis
  • acute cholecystitis
  • benign biliary polyps
  • bile duct cancer
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • biliary strictures
  • cholangiocarcinoma (Klatskin tumor)
  • choledochal cysts
  • choledochal stones
  • complex bile duct injury
  • gallbladder cancer
  • gallstone ileus
  • gallstones

Biliary Procedures

  • chemotherapy
  • cholescintigraphy HIDA (hydroxyl iminodiacetic acid) scan
  • complex bile duct injury repair
  • endoscopic ultrasound
  • ERCO (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreaticography)
  • laparoscopic surgery
  • open surgery
  • radiation therapyrobotic surgery
  • transabdominal ultrasound