common bile duct

Summary

Summary: The largest bile duct. It is formed by the junction of the CYSTIC DUCT and the COMMON HEPATIC DUCT.

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  1. Liu Y, Ji B, Wang Y, Wang G. Hem-o-lok clip found in common bile duct after laparoscopic cholecystectomy and common bile duct exploration: a clinical analysis of 8 cases. Int J Med Sci. 2012;9:225-7 pubmed publisher
    Currently laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) and common bile duct exploration (LCBDE) has become the standard surgical procedure for cholecystolithiasis and choledocholithiasis...
  2. Fodor M, Fodor L, Ciuce C. Gastroduodenal artery pseudoaneurysm ruptured in the common bile duct. Acta Chir Belg. 2010;110:103-5 pubmed
    ..We present an unusual case of a GDA pseudoaneurysm that ruptured in the common bile duct, and that was successfully treated by partial resection and hepatic artery reconstruction...
  3. Zhang X, Yang X, Chen Y, Li H, Li R, Yuan Q, et al. Visualising liver fibrosis by phase-contrast X-ray imaging in common bile duct ligated mice. Eur Radiol. 2013;23:417-23 pubmed publisher
    To determine whether phase-contrast X-ray imaging can be used to visualise directly the accumulated extracellular matrix proteins associated with liver fibrosis in common bile duct ligated mice.
  4. Cheung J, Tsoi K, Quan W, Lau J, Sung J. Guidewire versus conventional contrast cannulation of the common bile duct for the prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009;70:1211-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The use of a guidewire (GW) for cannulation of the bile duct during ERCP may prevent post-ERCP pancreatitis (PEP)...
  5. Ray S, Das K, Mridha A, Khamrui S. Neurofibroma of the common bile duct: a rare cause of obstructive jaundice. Am J Surg. 2011;202:e1-3 pubmed publisher
    Neurofibroma of the common bile duct is extremely rare. Fewer than 20 cases have been reported in the literature. We report a case of neurofibroma in a 47-year-old female presented with obstructive jaundice...
  6. Landaverde C, Ng V, Sato A, Tabibian J, Durazo F, Busuttil R. De-novo cholangiocarcinoma in native common bile duct remnant following OLT for primary sclerosing cholangitis. Ann Hepatol. 2009;8:379-83 pubmed
    ..for PSC, although choledochocholedochostomy has been found to be safe and efficacious for PSC if the distal common bile duct is uninvolved at the time of OLT...
  7. Sánchez A, Rodriguez O, Benítez G, Sánchez R, De la Fuente L. Development of a training model for laparoscopic common bile duct exploration. JSLS. 2010;14:41-7 pubmed publisher
    Training and experience of the surgical team are fundamental for the safety and success of complex surgical procedures, such as laparoscopic common bile duct exploration.
  8. Overby D, Apelgren K, Richardson W, Fanelli R. SAGES guidelines for the clinical application of laparoscopic biliary tract surgery. Surg Endosc. 2010;24:2368-86 pubmed publisher
  9. Aiura K, Shinoda M, Nishiyama R. Surgical technique for complete resection of the extrahepatic portion of the common bile duct and the ampulla of Vater for tumors of the ampulla of Vater. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci. 2011;18:276-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Local resection can be the procedure of choice in selected ampullary lesions for high-risk patients...

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  1. Koc B, Karahan S, Adas G, Tutal F, Guven H, Ozsoy A. Comparison of laparoscopic common bile duct exploration and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography plus laparoscopic cholecystectomy for choledocholithiasis: a prospective randomized study. Am J Surg. 2013;206:457-63 pubmed publisher
    Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and laparoscopic common bile duct exploration are safe and efficient methods that have recently been used for the treatment of bile duct stones...
  2. Dote H, Ohta K, Nishimura R, Teramoto N, Asagi A, Nadano S, et al. Primary extranodal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the common bile duct manifesting as obstructive jaundice: report of a case. Surg Today. 2009;39:448-51 pubmed publisher
    Primary non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) of the common bile duct (CBD) manifesting as obstructive jaundice is extremely rare: to our knowledge, only 22 cases of primary NHL arising from the CBD have been reported...
  3. Chawla S, Trick W, Gilkey S, Attar B. Does cholecystectomy status influence the common bile duct diameter? A matched-pair analysis. Dig Dis Sci. 2010;55:1155-60 pubmed publisher
    The common bile duct (CBD) diameter is one factor that clinicians use when deciding on invasive evaluation for intra-ductal pathology, e.g., endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography...
  4. Ou Z, Li S, Liu C, Tu B, Wu C, Ding X, et al. Prevention of common bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int. 2009;8:414-7 pubmed
    Since the widespread adoption of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) in the late 1980s, a rise in common bile duct (CBD) injury has been reported...
  5. Goshi T, Okamura S, Takeuchi H, Kimura T, Kitamura S, Tamaki K, et al. Migrated endoclip and stone formation after cholecystectomy: a case treated by endoscopic sphincterotomy. Intern Med. 2009;48:2015-7 pubmed
    Endoclip migration into the common bile duct following laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is an extremely rare complication...
  6. Zhan J, Bao G, Hu X, Gao W, Ruo X, Gong J, et al. Carcinoid tumor of the common bile duct in children: a case report. J Pediatr Surg. 2010;45:2061-3 pubmed publisher
    Carcinoid tumors of common bile duct (CBD) are rare, with fewer than 60 cases reported worldwide. Typically, jaundice is the most common presenting symptom...
  7. Yeo D, Mackay S, Martin D. Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy with routine intraoperative cholangiography and common bile duct exploration via the umbilical port. Surg Endosc. 2012;26:1122-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed to demonstrate the feasibility of the SILS technique for cholecystectomy with routine IOC (LCIOC) and common bile duct (CBD) exploration as needed via the umbilical port.
  8. Linder R, Dorfman T, Ben Ishay O, Kakiashvili E, Velodavsky E, Kluger Y. Mixed neuroendocrine tumor of the common bile duct. JOP. 2013;14:71-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Mixed adenoendocrine tumors of the extrahepatic bile ducts are exceedingly rare and most of those who are rarely diagnosed are adenocarcinomas. Neuroendorine tumors accounts for only 0.2-2%...
  9. Sánchez A, Rodriguez O, Bellorin O, Sánchez R, Benítez G. Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration in patients with gallstones and choledocholithiasis. JSLS. 2010;14:246-50 pubmed publisher
    To compare the effectiveness of laparoscopic common bile duct exploration in patients with failed endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).
  10. Buddingh K, Hofker H, ten Cate Hoedemaker H, van Dam G, Ploeg R, Nieuwenhuijs V. Safety measures during cholecystectomy: results of a nationwide survey. World J Surg. 2011;35:1235-41; discussion 1242-3 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed to identify safety measures practiced by Dutch surgeons during laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  11. Shieh F, Drumm H, Nathanson M, Jamidar P. High-definition confocal endomicroscopy of the common bile duct. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2012;46:401-6 pubmed publisher
    Probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE) of the common bile duct (CBD) is a new procedure that can be used for assessing indeterminate billiary strictures...
  12. Kamisawa T, Takuma K, Anjiki H, Egawa N, Kurata M, Honda G, et al. Pancreaticobiliary maljunction. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009;7:S84-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Since hydrostatic pressure within the pancreatic duct is usually higher than that in the common bile duct, pancreatic juice frequently refluxes into the bile duct...
  13. Baek Y, Kim H, Park J, Park D, Cho Y, Sohn C, et al. [Risk factors for recurrent bile duct stones after endoscopic clearance of common bile duct stones]. Korean J Gastroenterol. 2009;54:36-41 pubmed
    We aimed to explore the risk factors contributing to the recurrence of common bile duct (CBD) stones after successful endoscopic stone clearance, focused on the anatomical factors of CBD and presence or absence of ursodeoxycholic acid (..
  14. Tse F, Yuan Y, Moayyedi P, Leontiadis G. Guidewire-assisted cannulation of the common bile duct for the prevention of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) pancreatitis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012;12:CD009662 pubmed publisher
    ..However, considerable controversy exists about the usefulness of the guidewire-assisted cannulation technique for the prevention of PEP...
  15. Tuveri M, Pisu S, Demontis R, Medas F, Nicolosi A. [Iatrogenic lesions of the common bile duct in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: three fundamental requirements for their prevention]. Chir Ital. 2007;59:171-83 pubmed
    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become the gold standard in the treatment of benign biliary disease. Common bile duct injuries are the most serious and feared complications of laparoscopic cholecystectomy, since they cause substantial ..
  16. Chang M, Chen T, Chang M, Yeh C. Cell cycle perturbation in the hepatocytes of HCV core transgenic mice following common bile duct ligation is associated with enhanced p21 expression. J Med Virol. 2009;81:467-72 pubmed publisher
    ..and single-transgenic mice carrying only tTA were subjected to sham laparotomy, 43% partial hepatectomy, or common bile duct ligation...
  17. Baek Y, Choi S, Lee J, Kim M, Kim Y, Roh Y, et al. [Obstructive jaundice due to compression of the common bile duct by right hepatic artery originated from gastroduodenal artery]. Korean J Gastroenterol. 2008;52:394-8 pubmed
    ..Herein, we describe a case of a proximal choledocholithiasis due to compression of the common bile duct by right hepatic artery originated from gastroduodenal artery...
  18. Ahmed I, Pradhan C, Beckingham I, Brooks A, Rowlands B, Lobo D. Is a T-tube necessary after common bile duct exploration?. World J Surg. 2008;32:1485-8 pubmed publisher
    ..practice after surgical choledocholithotomy, but there is now a tendency in some centers to close the common bile duct (CBD) primarily...
  19. Colovic R, Grubor N, Jovanovic M, Micev M, Colovic N. Metastatic melanoma to the common bile duct causing obstructive jaundice: a case report. World J Gastroenterol. 2007;13:813-5 pubmed
    Metastatic melanoma to the common bile duct is very rare with only 18 cases reported so far. We report a 46 year old women who, 18 mo after excision of a skin melanoma, developed a painless progressive obstructive jaundice...
  20. Sheridan J, Maclennan A. Percutaneous transhepatic use of a cutting balloon in the treatment of a benign common bile duct stricture. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2007;30:346 pubmed
  21. Lyass S, Phillips E. Laparoscopic transcystic duct common bile duct exploration. Surg Endosc. 2006;20 Suppl 2:S441-5 pubmed
    The modern era of common bile duct (CBD) surgery started with Mirizzi, who introduced intraoperative cholangiography in 1932...
  22. Braithwaite B, Cabanilla L, Lilly M. Hepatic subcapsular biloma: a rare complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy and common bile duct exploration. Curr Surg. 2003;60:196-8 pubmed
    Description of an unusual complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy and common bile duct exploration.
  23. Bahcecioglu I, Yalniz M, Ataseven H, Bulbuller N, Keçeci M, Demirdag K, et al. TNF-alpha and leptin in experimental liver fibrosis models induced by carbon tetrachloride and by common bile duct ligation. Cell Biochem Funct. 2004;22:359-63 pubmed
    ..and leptin levels in two different liver fibrosis models induced by carbon tetrachloride (CCl(4)) and common bile duct ligation (CBDL). A total of 36 male rats of Albino-Wistar strain were allocated to three groups...
  24. Flum D, Dellinger E, Cheadle A, Chan L, Koepsell T. Intraoperative cholangiography and risk of common bile duct injury during cholecystectomy. JAMA. 2003;289:1639-44 pubmed
    Intraoperative cholangiography (IOC) may decrease the risk of common bile duct (CBD) injury during cholecystectomy by helping to avoid misidentification of the CBD.
  25. Fallon M. Mechanisms of pulmonary vascular complications of liver disease: hepatopulmonary syndrome. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2005;39:S138-42 pubmed
    ..How these alterations are influenced by bacterial translocation and the systemic hyperdynamic circulatory state and whether similar changes occur in human disease are areas of ongoing investigation...
  26. Esrefoglu M, Gul M, Emre M, Polat A, Selimoglu M. Protective effect of low dose of melatonin against cholestatic oxidative stress after common bile duct ligation in rats. World J Gastroenterol. 2005;11:1951-6 pubmed
  27. Hungness E, Soper N. Management of common bile duct stones. J Gastrointest Surg. 2006;10:612-9 pubmed
  28. Liu L, Zhang M, Luo B, Abrams G, Fallon M. Biliary cyst fluid from common bile duct-ligated rats stimulates endothelial nitric oxide synthase in pulmonary artery endothelial cells: a potential role in hepatopulmonary syndrome. Hepatology. 2001;33:722-7 pubmed
    ..In the common bile duct ligation (CBDL) model, endothelin-1 (ET-1) released from the liver contributes to the rise in pulmonary eNOS ..
  29. Karvounis E, Griniatsos J, Arnold J, Atkin G, Isla A. Why does laparoscopic common bile duct exploration fail?. Int Surg. 2006;91:90-3 pubmed
    Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration (LCBDE) for choledocholithiasis carries an overall ductal clearance rate of between 85% and 95%. We present our single institute experience with LCBDE...
  30. Takakuwa Y, Kokai Y, Sasaki K, Chiba H, Tobioka H, Mori M, et al. Bile canalicular barrier function and expression of tight-junctional molecules in rat hepatocytes during common bile duct ligation. Cell Tissue Res. 2002;307:181-9 pubmed
    ..We focused on early stages of common bile duct ligation to observe changes in tight junctions without the irreversible changes seen after lengthy ligation...
  31. Guyot C, Combe C, Desmouliere A. The common bile duct ligation in rat: A relevant in vivo model to study the role of mechanical stress on cell and matrix behaviour. Histochem Cell Biol. 2006;126:517-23 pubmed
    b>Common bile duct ligation leads to bile accumulation and liver fibrosis. In this model, little attention has been dedicated to the modification of the common bile duct...
  32. Kakani N, Puckett M, Cooper M, Watkinson A. Percutaneous transhepatic use of a cutting balloon in the treatment of a benign common bile duct stricture. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2006;29:462-4 pubmed
    ..To our knowledge we present the first case of use of a cutting balloon in the treatment of BBS through a percutaneous approach...
  33. Vecchio R, MacFadyen B. Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2002;387:45-54 pubmed
    In recent years, laparoscopic common bile duct exploration has become the procedure of choice in the management of choledocholithiasis in several laparoscopic centers...
  34. Paganini A, Feliciotti F, Guerrieri M, Tamburini A, Campagnacci R, Lezoche E. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy and common bile duct exploration are safe for older patients. Surg Endosc. 2002;16:1302-8 pubmed
    Laparoscopic common bile duct (CBD) exploration is a well-established treatment option in dedicated centers. However, few data are available on the results in elderly patients.
  35. Soderlund C, Linder S. Covered metal versus plastic stents for malignant common bile duct stenosis: a prospective, randomized, controlled trial. Gastrointest Endosc. 2006;63:986-95 pubmed
    Most patients with malignant common bile duct strictures are suited only for palliation of jaundice by placement of a polyethylene (PE) stent using an endoscopic retrograde cholangiographic technique...
  36. Tsitouridis I, Lazaraki G, Papastergiou C, Pagalos E, Germanidis G. Low conjunction of the cystic duct with the common bile duct: does it correlate with the formation of common bile duct stones?. Surg Endosc. 2007;21:48-52 pubmed
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the accuracy of magnetic resonance cholangiography (MRC) in detecting variants of low cystic duct conjunction, which can be a source of confusion during surgery when unrecognized...
  37. Lee B, Kim N, Jeong H, Lee H, Kang D, Noh S. Changes in serum cytokine concentration: a morphological study of liver cirrhosis induced by common bile duct ligation in rats. Korean J Intern Med. 2003;18:6-12 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between the changes of the serum cytokines and morphological changes following common bile duct ligation in experimental rats.
  38. Patacchini R, Bartho L, Maggi C. Characterization of receptors mediating contraction induced by tachykinins in the guinea-pig isolated common bile duct. Br J Pharmacol. 1997;122:1633-8 pubmed
    ..agonists selective for the tachykinin NK1, NK2 and NK3 receptors, on the motility of guinea-pig isolated common bile duct longitudinally-oriented smooth muscle. 2...
  39. Lien H, Huang C, Shi M, Chen D, Wang N, Tai F, et al. Management of bile leakage after laparoscopic cholecystectomy based on etiological classification. Surg Today. 2004;34:326-30 pubmed
    ..To analyze and classify bile leakage after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) according to its etiology. This classification will help to determine the most appropriate management strategy, whereby unnecessary intervention can be avoided...
  40. Garas G, Bramston B, Edmunds S. Malignant melanoma metastatic to the common bile duct. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2000;15:1348-51 pubmed
    ..The first case was caused by an intraluminal metastatic melanoma to the common bile duct, while the second case was caused by extraluminal involvement...
  41. Yamataka A, Yanai T, Hosoda Y, Segawa O, Kobayashi H, Miyano T. A case of biliary atresia with duplication of the common bile duct. J Pediatr Surg. 2001;36:506-7 pubmed
    The authors report a case of biliary atresia (BA) with duplication of the common bile duct. A 1-month-old girl was referred for investigation of persistent jaundice. BA was suspected and confirmed with intraoperative cholangiography...
  42. Petelin J. Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration. Surg Endosc. 2003;17:1705-15 pubmed
    Herein I describe my >12-year experience with laparoscopic common bile duct exploration (LCBDE).
  43. Kaiho T, Tanaka T, Tsuchiya S, Yanagisawa S, Takeuchi O, Miura M, et al. A case of small cell carcinoma of the common bile duct. Hepatogastroenterology. 2005;52:363-7 pubmed
    ..We report a case of small cell carcinoma which occurred in the common bile duct. A 66-year-old female complained of epigastralgia and weight loss...
  44. Tang C, Li M. Technical aspects in the laparoscopic management of complicated common bile duct stones. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg. 2005;12:444-50 pubmed
    The management of common bile duct (CBD) stones traditionally required open laparotomy and bile duct exploration...
  45. Gulubova M, Vlaykova T, Manolova I, Hadjipetkov P, Popharitov A. Implication of adhesion molecules in inflammation of the common bile duct in patients with secondary cholangitis due to biliary obstruction. Hepatogastroenterology. 2008;55:836-41 pubmed
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the participation of the adhesion molecules and their ligands in the inflammatory process in secondary cholangitis...
  46. Agarwal B, Krishna N, Labundy J, Safdar R, Akduman E. EUS and/or EUS-guided FNA in patients with CT and/or magnetic resonance imaging findings of enlarged pancreatic head or dilated pancreatic duct with or without a dilated common bile duct. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008;68:237-42; quiz 334, 335 pubmed publisher
    ..findings of an enlarged head of pancreas (HOP) or dilated pancreatic duct (PD) with or without a dilated common bile duct (CBD) on CT or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), in patients without obstructive jaundice, raise suspicion ..
  47. Bender E, Springhetti S, Shemisa K, Wittenauer J. Left-sided gallbladder (sinistroposition) with duplication of the common bile duct. JSLS. 2007;11:148-50 pubmed
    ..b>Common bile duct duplication is also rare, and its cause is not yet fully understood...
  48. Shen H, Fan Y, Yang X, Burczynski F, Li P, Gong Y. Increased expression of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator in rat liver after common bile duct ligation. J Cell Physiol. 2005;203:599-603 pubmed
    ..The aim of current study is to investigate the expression of CFTR in the liver of common bile duct ligated (BDL) rats. After BDL, there was an increase in the abundance of CFTR mRNA and protein...
  49. Lee S, Kim M, Lee S, Kim K, Kim H, Bae J, et al. Ectopic opening of the common bile duct in the duodenal bulb: clinical implications. Gastrointest Endosc. 2003;57:679-82 pubmed
    An ectopic opening of the common bile duct in the duodenal bulb is extremely rare, and the clinical significance of this anomaly has not been clarified...
  50. Veelken R, Hilgers K, Porst M, Krause H, Hartner A, Schmieder R. Effects of sympathetic nerves and angiotensin II on renal sodium and water handling in rats with common bile duct ligature. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2005;288:F1267-75 pubmed
    ..II is likely to be mandatory for the neurogenic sodium and volume retention in cirrhotic rats with common bile duct ligature (BDL) following an acute volume load...
  51. Tranter S, Thompson M. A prospective single-blinded controlled study comparing laparoscopic ultrasound of the common bile duct with operative cholangiography. Surg Endosc. 2003;17:216-9 pubmed
    ..Studies so for have not been blinded, nor has the stone content been validated immediately. We have, therefore, carried out a blinded comparison of laparoscopic ultrasound with fluoroscopic operative cholangiography...
  52. Bernard P, Le Borgne J, Dupas B, Kohnen Shari N, Raoult S, Hamel A. Double common bile duct with ectopic drainage into the stomach. Case report and review of the literature. Surg Radiol Anat. 2001;23:269-72 pubmed
    A rare abnormal biliary tract consisting in a double common bile duct with an ectopic biliary tree draining into the stomach is described...
  53. Topal B, Aerts R, Penninckx F. Laparoscopic common bile duct stone clearance with flexible choledochoscopy. Surg Endosc. 2007;21:2317-21 pubmed
    Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration (LCBDE) is as safe and efficient as endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in achieving bile duct clearance from stones...