cystic duct

Summary

Summary: The duct that is connected to the GALLBLADDER and allows the emptying of bile into the COMMON BILE DUCT.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Laparoscopic subtotal cholecystectomy without cystic duct ligation
    I Sinha
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    Br J Surg 94:1527-9. 2007
  2. ncbi Agenesis of the gallbladder with hypoplastic cystic duct diagnosed at laparoscopy
    A Hon Kwon
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 16:251-4. 2006
  3. ncbi Neuroendocrine tumour of the cystic duct: a case report and literature review
    Flora Stavridi
    St Georges Hospital, Tooting, UK
    J Gastrointest Cancer 38:32-3. 2007
  4. doi Defective development of the gall bladder and cystic duct in Lgr4- hypomorphic mice
    Ryo Yamashita
    Division of Developmental Genetics, Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Dev Dyn 238:993-1000. 2009
  5. ncbi Malignant carcinoid tumor of the cystic duct: a rare cause of bile duct obstruction
    Evangelos Felekouras
    First Department of Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Laikon General Hospital, 17 St, Thomas Str, Athens 11527, Greece
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 8:640-6. 2009
  6. ncbi Optimizing the critical view of safety in laparoscopic cholecystectomy by clipping and transecting the cystic artery before the cystic duct
    A R Wijsmuller
    Department of Surgery, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 94:473-4. 2007
  7. doi Roles of cholesterol and bile salts in the pathogenesis of gallbladder hypomotility and inflammation: cholecystitis is not caused by cystic duct obstruction
    J Behar
    Division of Gastroenterology, Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02902, USA
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 25:283-90. 2013
  8. ncbi The cystic duct: normal anatomy and disease processes
    M A Turner
    Department of Radiology, Medical College of Virginia, 401 N 12th St, Box 980615 MCV Station, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Radiographics 21:3-22; questionnaire 288-94. 2001
  9. doi Gallbladder agenesis with a stone in the cystic duct bud
    Masaharu Ishida
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryocho, Aobaku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 15:220-3. 2008
  10. pmc Spiral cystic duct: beware
    Ehab Elakkary
    Departments of Surgery, North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, Michigan, USA
    JSLS 10:514-6. 2006

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  1. ncbi Laparoscopic subtotal cholecystectomy without cystic duct ligation
    I Sinha
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    Br J Surg 94:1527-9. 2007
    ..Laparoscopic subtotal cholecystectomy (LSTC) without cystic duct ligation is an alternative to conversion to open surgery in difficult cases.
  2. ncbi Agenesis of the gallbladder with hypoplastic cystic duct diagnosed at laparoscopy
    A Hon Kwon
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 16:251-4. 2006
    ..tomography after intravenous-infusion cholangiography clearly demonstrated an obstruction of the cystic duct. The patient was scheduled for laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  3. ncbi Neuroendocrine tumour of the cystic duct: a case report and literature review
    Flora Stavridi
    St Georges Hospital, Tooting, UK
    J Gastrointest Cancer 38:32-3. 2007
    This is a case report of a neuroendocrine tumour of the cystic duct which is extremely rare and was an incidental finding during laparoscopic surgery. A literature review of similar cases is also provided.
  4. doi Defective development of the gall bladder and cystic duct in Lgr4- hypomorphic mice
    Ryo Yamashita
    Division of Developmental Genetics, Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Dev Dyn 238:993-1000. 2009
    ..We describe a new function for Lgr4 in the development of the gall bladder and cystic duct and in the epithelium-mesenchyme interaction...
  5. ncbi Malignant carcinoid tumor of the cystic duct: a rare cause of bile duct obstruction
    Evangelos Felekouras
    First Department of Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Laikon General Hospital, 17 St, Thomas Str, Athens 11527, Greece
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 8:640-6. 2009
    ..2%-2% of all gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors, while carcinoids of the cystic duct are an uncommon entity and an extremely unusual cause of bile duct obstruction.
  6. ncbi Optimizing the critical view of safety in laparoscopic cholecystectomy by clipping and transecting the cystic artery before the cystic duct
    A R Wijsmuller
    Department of Surgery, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 94:473-4. 2007
  7. doi Roles of cholesterol and bile salts in the pathogenesis of gallbladder hypomotility and inflammation: cholecystitis is not caused by cystic duct obstruction
    J Behar
    Division of Gastroenterology, Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02902, USA
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 25:283-90. 2013
    A large number of human and animal studies have challenged the hypothesis that cystic duct obstruction by gallstones causes cholecystitis...
  8. ncbi The cystic duct: normal anatomy and disease processes
    M A Turner
    Department of Radiology, Medical College of Virginia, 401 N 12th St, Box 980615 MCV Station, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Radiographics 21:3-22; questionnaire 288-94. 2001
    The cystic duct can be depicted with a variety of imaging modalities but is optimally visualized with direct cholangiography or magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography...
  9. doi Gallbladder agenesis with a stone in the cystic duct bud
    Masaharu Ishida
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryocho, Aobaku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 15:220-3. 2008
    ..laparotomy was performed, the gallbladder and the fossa were not observed, and a blind-end duct, similar to a cystic duct, was found beside the common bile duct...
  10. pmc Spiral cystic duct: beware
    Ehab Elakkary
    Departments of Surgery, North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, Michigan, USA
    JSLS 10:514-6. 2006
    ..The cystic duct and infundibulum were funnel shaped and spiraled from lateral to posteromedial rotation...
  11. doi Transgastric cholecystectomy using a prototype endoscope with 2 deflecting working channels (with video)
    J Andres Astudillo
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, Missouri 65212, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 69:297-302. 2009
    ..Transgastric cholecystectomy has been shown to be feasible in animal models and human case reports but cumbersome with current available instrumentation...
  12. doi Endoscopic management of spontaneous perforation of a cystic duct in a 10-year-old child
    V Jadhav
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 19:194-6. 2009
    ..A spontaneous cystic duct perforation was confirmed on ERCP and a biliary stent was inserted...
  13. ncbi Endoscopic management of cystic duct stump leakage after cholecystectomy
    Sukij Panpimanmas
    Department of Surgery, Rajavithi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1962-4. 2008
    b>Cystic duct stump leakage (CDL) is a rare and serious complication after cholecystectomy. Since laparoscopic cholecystectomy has been gold standard treatment of gallstone disease, this complication is found more frequently...
  14. ncbi Agenesis of the gallbladder and cystic duct
    Jaques Waisberg
    Serviço de Gastroenterologia Cirúrgica, Hospital do Servidor Publico Estadual, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 120:192-4. 2002
    Agenesis of the gallbladder and cystic duct is a rare anomaly that is usually asymptomatic. The patient may present symptoms characteristic of cholelithiasis...
  15. ncbi Tape ligature of cystic duct and fundus-down approach for safety laparoscopic cholecystectomy: outcome of 500 patients
    Takao Ichihara
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:362-4. 2004
    It is important to identify the structure of Calot's triangle at the time of cystic duct isolation to decrease intraoperative bile duct injury. Isolation of the cystic duct is the first dangerous technique in laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  16. ncbi Improving the safety of laparoscopic cholecystectomy: the routine use of preoperative magnetic resonance cholangiography
    C Ausch
    Department of Surgery, Danube Hospital, SMZ Ost, Langobardenstrasse 122, A 1220 Vienna, Austria
    Surg Endosc 19:574-80. 2005
    ..In addition, we used MRC to investigate possible variants of the cystic duct.
  17. ncbi Cystic duct remnant and the 'post-cholecystectomy syndrome'
    Colette Shaw
    Department of Surgery, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:36-8. 2004
    ..Post-cholecystectomy syndrome refers to a wide spectrum of conditions that pose a challenging diagnostic dilemma. Cystic duct remnant, defined as a residual duct greater than 1 cm in length, may, in the presence of stones, cause post-..
  18. ncbi Small cell carcinoma of the cystic duct: a case report
    Yukio Sonoda
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:631-4. 2003
    Small cell carcinoma usually involves the lung and rarely affects the biliary tract, especially the cystic duct. In this article we report a case of small cell carcinoma of the cystic duct in a 46-year-old Japanese man...
  19. ncbi Laparoscopic cholecystectomy by ultrasonic dissection without cystic duct and artery ligature
    C G S Huscher
    Department of Surgery, San Giovanni Hospital, Via dell Amba Aradam, 00184 Rome, Italy
    Surg Endosc 17:442-51. 2003
    ..Ultrasonically activated scissors may divide both vessels and cystic duct, with no need of further ligature, and possibly reduce the risk of thermal injuries.
  20. ncbi Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy of gallstones in cystic duct remnants and Mirizzi syndrome
    Johannes Benninger
    Department of Medicine I, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuremberg, Ulmenweg 18, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:454-9. 2004
    ..the efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for treatment of bile duct calculi is established, there are few studies of the value of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for cystic duct remnant stones and for Mirizzi syndrome.
  21. pmc Clipless cholecystectomy: broadening the role of the harmonic scalpel
    James Westervelt
    Clark Memorial Hospital, Jeffersonville, Indiana, USA
    JSLS 8:283-5. 2004
    ..Advancements in the Harmonic scalpel blade tip now provide for the reliable ultrasonic division and closure of the cystic duct.
  22. ncbi Diagnosis and management of cystic duct leakage after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: report of 3 cases
    Ji hui Li
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Shanghai Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 4:147-51. 2005
    ..Abdominal pain and other symptoms caused by fluid accumulation in the operative area are not uncommon. Cystic duct (CD) leakage is one of the main sources of the fluid...
  23. ncbi Clinicopathological analysis of cystic duct carcinoma
    Kun Ming Chan
    Departments of Surgery, Radiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:691-4. 2005
    Gallbladder carcinoma is the most common malignancy of the biliary tract, while the clinical features of cystic duct carcinoma remain unexplored.
  24. doi Cystic duct stump leaks: after the learning curve
    Samuel Eisenstein
    Department of Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Surg 143:1178-83. 2008
    To describe a series of patients who have had cystic duct stump leaks (CDSLs) after laparoscopic cholecystectomy and to compare the current presentation and management with that in previous studies.
  25. ncbi An audit of cystic duct closure in laparoscopic cholecystectomies
    A Rohatgi
    Department of Surgery, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Treliske TR1 3LJ, Cornwall, United Kingdom
    Surg Endosc 20:875-7. 2006
    b>Cystic duct leak is an infrequent but potentially serious complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  26. ncbi Low conjunction of the cystic duct with the common bile duct: does it correlate with the formation of common bile duct stones?
    I Tsitouridis
    Radiology Department, Papageorgiou General Hospital, West Perifereiaki Street, N Efkarpia, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Surg Endosc 21:48-52. 2007
    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.
  27. ncbi Restricted cystic duct carcinoma
    Fumihiko Miura
    Department of Surgery, Teikyo University, School of Medicine 2 11 1, Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 8605 Japan
    Am J Surg 193:738-9. 2007
  28. ncbi Primary biliary B-cell lymphoma of the cystic duct causing obstructive jaundice
    David H Jho
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am Surg 73:508-10. 2007
    A distinctive case of primary biliary lymphoma occurring in the cystic duct causing extrinsic compression of the porta hepatis in a 48-year-old woman is presented. Imaging studies revealed stricture of the common hepatic duct with a 2...
  29. doi Post-cholecystectomy cystic duct stump leak: a preventable morbidity
    Irshad Ahammed A Shaikh
    Department of Surgery, Queen Margaret Hospital, Fife, KY12 0SU, UK
    J Dig Dis 10:207-12. 2009
    ..bile duct injury is the most serious complication following laparoscopic cholecystectomy, bile leak from the cystic duct stump remains the commonest morbidity...
  30. ncbi Sealing of cystic duct with bipolar electrocoagulation
    S Schulze
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology D, Glostrup University Hospital, Ndr Ringvej, 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Surg Endosc 16:342-4. 2002
    The cystic duct leakage rate is still high. The aim of this study was to evaluate an alternative technique for securing the cystic duct using the Ligasure vessel sealing system.
  31. ncbi Exposure for laparoscopic cholecystectomy dissection adversely alters biliary ductal anatomy
    R C McIntyre
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
    Surg Endosc 10:41-3. 1996
    ..We hypothesized LC exposure technique narrows the angle between the cystic and hepatic ducts, placing them at increased risk of injury...
  32. ncbi Carcinoma of the cystic duct associated with pancreaticobiliary maljunction
    M Sato
    Second Department of Surgery, Ehime University School of Medicine, Onsen-gun, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 36:276-80. 2001
    We report a rare case of carcinoma of the cystic duct (CCD) associated with pancreaticobiliary maljunction (PBM). A 63-year-old man had presented with relapsing cholecystitis of 4 months, duration...
  33. ncbi Management of bile leakage caused by clip displacement from cystic duct stumps
    Hitoshi Ojima
    Department of Surgery, Gunma Prefecture Saiseikai Maebashi Hospital, Gunma, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:28-31. 2007
    b>Cystic duct leakage (CDL) is one of the most common complications after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). We retrospectively examined 3 patients with CDL that were treated with endoscopic stenting.
  34. ncbi Effectiveness of the ultrasonic coagulating shears, LigaSure vessel sealer, and surgical clip application in biliary surgery: a comparative analysis
    B D Matthews
    Department of General Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, USA
    Am Surg 67:901-6. 2001
    ..In the ex vivo study the mean cystic duct bursting pressure was 621 mm Hg with surgical clips and 482 mm Hg with the electrothermal bipolar vessel sealer ..
  35. ncbi Impact of tumor spread to the cystic duct on the prognosis of patients with gallbladder carcinoma
    Takenari Nakata
    Department of Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi 3 1 1, Matsumoto, Nagano, 390 8621, Japan
    World J Surg 31:155-61; discussion 162-3. 2007
    The importance of gallbladder carcinoma spread to the cystic duct has not yet been described...
  36. pmc Cystic duct dilatations and proliferative epithelial lesions in mouse mammary glands upon keratin 5 promoter-driven overexpression of cyclooxygenase-2
    Karin Muller-Decker
    Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, INF 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Pathol 166:575-84. 2005
    ..female mice, aberrant COX-2 overexpression correlated with increased prostaglandin (PG) E(2) levels and caused cystic duct dilatations, adenosis, and fibrosis whereas carcinomas developed rarely...
  37. ncbi Tuberculosis of the cystic duct lymph node
    Valdinaldo Aragão de Melo
    Department of Medicine, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, SE, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 8:112-4. 2004
    Tuberculosis of the cystic duct lymph node associated with cholelithiasis is rare. We report a case of a 40 year-old woman with this pathology. She presented with anorexia, biliary colic, postprandial fullness and fever...
  38. ncbi Endo-GIA for ligation of dilated cystic duct during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: an alternative, novel, and easy method
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 14:153-7. 2004
    This study prospectively assessed the efficacy and applicability of Endo-GIA for difficult and dilated cystic duct (CD) closure in 24 patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) due to CD stone.
  39. ncbi A new bipolar feedback-controlled sealing system for closure of the cystic duct and artery
    A Shamiyeh
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Operative Laparoscopy and 2nd Surgical Department, General Hospital Linz, Krankenhausstrasse 9, 4020 Linz, Austria
    Surg Endosc 16:812-3. 2002
    Bile leaks are serious complications after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of closure of the cystic duct with a new feedback-controlled bipolar sealing system (LigaSure).
  40. ncbi [Prevention of bile duct injuries after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. "The critical view of safety"]
    H P Heistermann
    Chirurgische Abteilung, St Marien Hospital Köln
    Zentralbl Chir 131:460-5. 2006
    ..report about our experiences applying the "critical view of safety", defined as unambiguous identification of the cystic duct and artery by creation of an infundibular window, in order to minimise bile duct lesions and conversion rate.
  41. ncbi Extrahepatic biliary anatomy at laparoscopic cholecystectomy: is aberrant anatomy important?
    Marco Larobina
    The Williamstown Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 75:392-5. 2005
    The prevention of major duct injury at cholecystectomy relies on the accurate dissection of the cystic duct and artery, and avoidance of major adjacent biliary and vascular structures...
  42. ncbi Chemical ablation of the gallbladder: clinical application and long-term observations
    Z Xu
    Department of Surgery, Third Hospital of Peking University, 49 North Garden Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100083, Peoples Republic of China
    Surg Endosc 19:693-6. 2005
    ..We investigated whether minicholecystostomy followed by chemical ablation of the gallbladder could be used as a alternative to cholecystectomy in patients at high risk for complications of surgery...
  43. ncbi Images in medicine. Cystic duct stump stone
    Seyed Amir Mirbagheri
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Hosp Med 65:249. 2004
  44. ncbi An extrahepatic biliary anomaly
    Gouri B Diwadkar
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 13:41-3. 2003
    ..A review of the literature reveals that this anomaly has rarely been reported in the past. Knowledge of such anomalies is critical in the prevention of iatrogenic injuries during surgery...
  45. ncbi Cystic duct and Heister's "valves"
    D Dasgupta
    Children s Liver and GI Unit, St James s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, United Kingdom
    Clin Anat 18:81-7. 2005
    The anatomy and physiology of the cystic duct have been relatively neglected by anatomists and the function of the spiral mucosal folds or "valves" of Heister, first described in 1732, remains obscure...
  46. ncbi Bile duct leaks after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: value of contrast-enhanced MRCP
    M Aduna
    OSATEK, Unidad de Galdakao, Barrio Labeaga s n, Galdakao Vizcaya, 48960 Basque Country, Spain
    Abdom Imaging 30:480-7. 2005
    ..We assessed the role of mangafodipir-enhanced magnetic resonance (MR) cholangiography in the detection and location of bile duct leaks after laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  47. doi Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the pediatric population
    Shawn D St Peter
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:127-30. 2008
    ..The experience with laparoscopic cholecystectomy in children trails the adult numbers and remains underreported. Therefore, we reviewed our experience with this approach...
  48. ncbi Fundus-first laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    S Mahmud
    Upper Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Service, Department of Surgery, Vale of Leven District Hospital, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, G83 OUA, UK
    Surg Endosc 16:581-4. 2002
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  49. ncbi Endolaparoscopic rendezvous treatment: a satisfying therapeutic choice for cholecystocholedocolithiasis
    A Tricarico
    Emergency Department, Laparoscopic Surgery, A O R N Cardarelli, Via A Cardarelli, 80100 Naples, Italy
    Surg Endosc 16:585-8. 2002
    ..If common bile duct-lithiasis is recognized at an intraoperative stage, many options for treatment exist, one of which is intraoperative retrograde endoscopic sphincterotomy (ES) (laparoendorendezvous)...
  50. ncbi Mirizzi syndrome: consider endoscopic stone removal
    Juha M Grönroos
    Departments of Surgery and Emergency, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    ANZ J Surg 77:716-7. 2007
  51. ncbi Laparoscopic ultrasound
    Eren Berber
    Surgical Resident Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 84:1061-84, vi. 2004
    ..With the increasing availability of equipment, as well as the training of surgeons in this modality, laparoscopic ultrasound is quickly becoming an essential tool for the surgeon aiming to take laparoscopic surgery to new frontiers...
  52. ncbi Isolated agenesis of the gallbladder: report of a case
    Piero M A Fisichella
    Divisione Clinicizzata di Chirurgia d Urgenza e PS, Universita degli Studi di Catania, Azienda Ospedaliera Cannizzaro, Italy
    Surg Today 32:78-80. 2002
    We report the rare case of an isolated gallbladder with cystic duct agenesis that was misdiagnosed as acute alithiasic cholecystitis...
  53. pmc Two possibly iatrogenic biliary-duodenal fistulas in a single patient after medical and surgical interventions
    Joachim Maier
    Department of Surgery, Kantonsspital Bruderholz, Bruderholz, Switzerland
    Can J Surg 51:E28-9. 2008
  54. ncbi Utility of liver function tests after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Amy Kaldor
    Huntington Hospital, Pasadena, California, USA
    Am Surg 72:1238-40. 2006
    ..5%) patients had postoperative complications: eight with retained common bile duct stones and one with a cystic duct stump leak. All were diagnosed with postoperative endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography...
  55. ncbi Surgical anatomy of innervation of the gallbladder in humans and Suncus murinus with special reference to morphological understanding of gallstone formation after gastrectomy
    Shuang Qin Yi
    Department of Anatomy, Tokyo Medical University, 6 1 1, Shinjuku, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8402, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 13:2066-71. 2007
    ..To clarify the innervation of human gallbladder, with special reference to morphological understanding of gallstone formation after gastrectomy...
  56. ncbi Risk factors for cholecystitis after metal stent placement in malignant biliary obstruction
    Ki Tae Suk
    Divisions of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Republic of Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:522-9. 2006
    ..Cholecystitis related to metal stent placement is a morbid event...
  57. ncbi Comparison of quality of life between two biliary drainage procedures in laparoscopic common bile duct exploration
    Ying Xin
    Department of General Surgery, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Medical College of Zhejiang University Hang Zhou, China
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:331-3. 2007
    ..We evaluate the difference in quality of life using two kinds of biliary drainage procedures in laparoscopic common bile duct exploration...
  58. ncbi New aspects in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Mohammad Talebpour
    Department of Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Science, Sina Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:290-5. 2007
    ..Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the gold standard access. The aim of this study was to increase the safety of the procedure by using four new aspects...
  59. ncbi The significance of cystic duct stones encountered during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    S Mahmud
    Upper GI and Laparoscopic Service, Vale of Leven District Hospital, Alexandria, Scotland G83 OUA, UK
    Surg Endosc 15:460-2. 2001
    BACKGROUND: Cystic duct stones (CDS) are occasionally encountered during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC)...
  60. ncbi Unsuspected double gall bladder found during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Quan D Ngo
    ANZ J Surg 76:199-201. 2006
  61. ncbi Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for left-sided gallbladder: report of two cases
    Naohito Kanazumi
    Department of Surgery II, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya City 466 8550, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:674-6. 2007
    We report two cases in which patients, who had different junctions of the cystic duct with the common bile duct (CBD), with left-sided gallbladders were treated with laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  62. ncbi The importance of attempting transcystic laparoscopic common bile duct (CBD) exploration in cases of CBD stones (CBDS)
    A J Wagner
    Surg Endosc 20:178. 2006
  63. ncbi Overlapped-clipping, a new technique for ligation of a wide cystic duct in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Ibrahim S A Abbas
    Department of Surgery, Alnour Specialist Hospital, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1039-41. 2005
    A wide or enlarged cystic duct is a common encounter in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Many techniques are used to secure its ligation; including internal or extracorporeal knots and Roeder knot. A preformed knot can be used e.g...
  64. ncbi [Our experience in the management of patients with Mirizzi syndrome]
    Giovanni Bartone
    Unità Operativa a Struttura Complessa, di Chirurgia Generale del Dipartimento di Emergenza Azienda Ospedaliera di Rilievo Nazionale, Cardarelli, Napoli
    Chir Ital 60:55-62. 2008
    ..Laparoscopic surgery is indicated only for MS type I and II. It seems to carry a higher risk for the patient and we do not use this approach in the emergency settings...
  65. ncbi Endoscopic management of persistent biliary leakage resulting from complete transection of the bile duct at cholecystectomy
    S P Misra
    Department of Gastroenterology, Moti Lal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad, India
    Endoscopy 38:598-603. 2006
    ..While minor injuries are amenable to endoscopic therapy, major ones, such as complete transection of the duct, require surgical intervention. We report on the endoscopic management of such injuries...
  66. ncbi Bile duct injuries 12 years after the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    William C Chapman
    Sections of Transplantation, Washington University, St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:412-6. 2003
  67. ncbi The endoscopic management of persistent bile leakage after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    E Christoforidis
    Fourth Surgical Department, Endoscopic Laboratory, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Exochi, Thessaloniki, 57010, Greece
    Surg Endosc 16:843-6. 2002
    ..Bile leakage after laparoscopic biliary surgery is a surgical challenge in which endoscopy can play an important role...
  68. ncbi [Mirizzi Syndrome without Cholecystolithiasis]
    S Vetter
    Medizinische Klinik C, Klinikum der Stadt Ludwigshafen gGmbH, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 41:1161-5. 2003
    ..It describes an obstruction of the common hepatic bile duct by external compression caused by an impacted gallstone in the gallbladder neck or cystic duct. This setting is usually associated with cholecystolithiasis.
  69. ncbi What's right when the gallbladder's left? A case report
    D Gui
    Department of Surgery, Catholic University, Policlinico Gemelli, Largo Agostino Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Surg Endosc 16:1637. 2002
    ..gallbladder originates from the left hepatic duct (LHD), the right embryonic bud is readsorbed, and the cystic duct joins either the CBD from the left or the LHD directly...
  70. ncbi Double cystic duct: a rare biliary anomaly encountered at laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Rakesh Shivhare
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 12:391-2. 2002
  71. ncbi Three-dimensional identification of the cystic infundibulum-cystic duct junction: a technique for identification of the cystic duct in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Ding Luo
    Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Kunming General Hospital of PLA, Kunming 650032, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 2:441-4. 2003
    ..of bile duct injury (BDI) at laparoscopic cholecystectomy is misidentification of the common bile duct as the cystic duct (CD). The aim of this article is to introduce a modified technique, i.e...
  72. ncbi Wire-guided intraductal US in the assessment of bile duct strictures with Mirizzi syndrome-like features at ERCP
    Jong Ho Moon
    Institute for Digestive Research, Digestive Disease Center, Soon Chun Hyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:873-9. 2002
    ..to common hepatic duct obstruction caused by extrinsic compression that is usually from a stone impacted in the cystic duct. The utility of transpapillary intraductal US for assessment of biliary strictures with radiographic features ..
  73. ncbi [Atypical presentation of a case of Mirizzi syndrome simulating cholangiocarcinoma]
    C Sciume
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia Generale, d Urgenza e dei Trapianti d organo, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Unità Operativa di Chirurgia Generale ad Indirizzo Toracico
    Ann Ital Chir 73:533-7; discussion 537-8. 2002
    ..The authors report their experience in the treatment of a case of Syndrome of Mirizzi (SM) that it simulates a cholangiocarcinoma...
  74. ncbi Laparoscopic operative cholangiography: an additional advantage
    P H Cosman
    ANZ J Surg 73:549. 2003
  75. ncbi Residual gallbladder and cystic duct stones after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Tom D Daly
    Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Unit, Department of Surgery, Nepean Hospital, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 72:375-7. 2002
  76. ncbi Anomalous connection of the right hepatic duct into the cystic duct: utility of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography
    Satoshi Yamamoto
    Second Department of Surgery, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, 880 Kitakobayashi, Mibu, Tochigi, 321 0293, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:643-4. 2003
    ..At surgery, intra-operative cholangiography showed a biliary anomaly of the right hepatic duct entering the cystic duct. Subsequently cholecystectomy was accomplished without any injury to the bile duct...
  77. ncbi Analysis of pathogenetic mechanisms of common bile duct iatrogenic lesion during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. A review of the literature
    M Schiano Di Visconte
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale, Azienda ULSS 10 Veneto Orientale, Ospedale di San Donà, Jesolo, Italy
    Minerva Chir 57:663-7. 2002
    ..Laparoscopic cholecystectomy as the new gold standard for gallstone treatment has reopened the chapter of complications due to cholecystectomy...
  78. ncbi [Mirizzi syndrome: a case report]
    Giuseppe Chetta
    Chir Ital 54:401-4. 2002
    ..a rare biliary disease caused by compression on the common bile duct by a stone located in the gallbladder or cystic duct. In rare cases an association with gallbladder carcinoma has been described...
  79. ncbi New technique to ligate enlarged cystic duct using a clip applier during laparoscopy: report of a case
    Yasuhiro Hida
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, N 15, W 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:926-7. 2002
    We developed a new technique to ligate an enlarged cystic duct under laparoscopy. First, the cystic duct was ligated with a large size Endoclip and cut halfway through with scissors. The rest of it was ligated by the clips and divided...
  80. ncbi Efficacy of cholangiography under helical computed tomography for laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Motoya Takeuchi
    Department of Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Asahikawa Hospital, Hokkaido
    Surg Today 32:387-91. 2002
    ..cholecystectomy (LC) is known to be safe, the optimal imaging technique for examining the common bile duct and cystic duct prior to laparoscopic intervention remains controversial...
  81. ncbi Comment on a balanced approach to choledocholithiasis
    R Costi
    Surg Endosc 16:724-5. 2002
  82. ncbi Left-sided gallbladder associated with congenital hypoplasia of the left lobe of the liver: a case report and review of literature
    Tomoaki Noritomi
    The 2nd Department of Surgery, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int Surg 89:1-5. 2004
    ..right-sided round ligament associated with abnormal intrahepatic portal branching and ectopic gallbladder attached to the left lobe of the liver that connects to the left hepatic duct via the cystic duct or the accessory bile duct.
  83. ncbi Endoscopic ultrasonography in detection of cholelithiasis in patients with biliary pain and negative transabdominal ultrasonography
    J Thorbøll
    Dept of Surgical Gastroenterology D, Gentofte University Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    Scand J Gastroenterol 39:267-9. 2004
    ....
  84. ncbi Teratoma arising from anomalous common bile ducts: a case report
    Mehmet Demircan
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Inonu University Faculty of Medicine, Malatya, Turkey
    J Pediatr Surg 39:e1-2. 2004
    ..As a third case, the authors report on a 4-month-old girl with benign cystic teratoma arising from distal common hepatic bile duct and with anomalous common bile ducts. Surgical management of the patient also is discussed...
  85. ncbi Laparoscopic excision of a triple gallbladder
    S Nanthakumaran
    Department of Surgery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Grampian University Hospitals NHS Trust, Foresterhil, Aberdeen, Scotland AB25 2ZN, UK
    Surg Endosc 17:1323. 2003
    ....
  86. ncbi Iatrogenic bile duct injuries
    P R Savassi-Rocha
    Alfa Institute of Gastroenterology, University Hospital, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 110 Alfredo Balena Ave, Belo Horizonte, MG, 30 220 260, Brazil
    Surg Endosc 17:1356-61. 2003
    ..The real incidence of bile duct injury (BDI) during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is not known...
  87. ncbi Right hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm and cystic duct leak after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    S Journe
    Medicosurgical Department of Gastroenterology, Erasmus Hospital, Free University of Brussels, 808 Route de Lennik, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Surg Endosc 18:554-6. 2004
    ..We report the case of a patient who was affected with a cystic duct stump leak associated with a right HAP and was treated by endoscopic biliary drainage and angiographic coil ..
  88. ncbi [Laparoscopic cholecystectomy--accessory bile ducts]
    Milivoj Balija
    Kirurski odjel, Opća bolnica Zabok, Zabok, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 57:105-9. 2003
    ..Therefore, we wish to point to the potential risk of running into accessory bile ducts on dissection within or around the cystohepatic triangle, which may entail some overlooked and untreated lesions...
  89. doi Single-step treatment of gall bladder and bile duct stones: a combined endoscopic-laparoscopic technique
    Abdel Hamid Ghazal
    General Surgery Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Egypt
    Int J Surg 7:338-46. 2009
    ..More recently the alternative technique of combined LC with intraoperative ERCP and ES is emerging in an attempt to manage cholecysto-choledocholithiasis in a single-step procedure...
  90. pmc Postoperative ERCP versus laparoscopic choledochotomy for clearance of selected bile duct calculi: a randomized trial
    Leslie K Nathanson
    Department of Surgery and Gastroenterology, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Ann Surg 242:188-92. 2005
    Prospectively evaluate whether for patients having laparoscopic cholecystectomy with failed trans-cystic duct clearance of bile duct (BD) stones they should have laparoscopic choledochotomy or postoperative endoscopic retrograde ..
  91. ncbi Ultrasonography in the assessment of gallbladder motor activity
    N Pallotta
    Department of Clinical Science, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:S67-9. 2003
    ..The amount of bile flowing bidirectionally through the cystic duct was about fivefold greater than that estimated with the usually employed variables, such as gallbladder ..
  92. ncbi A new method of preventing bile duct injury in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Fang Xu
    Department of General Surgery, Hangzhou Second Hospital, Hangzhou 310015, Zhejiang Province, China
    World J Gastroenterol 10:2916-8. 2004
    ....
  93. ncbi Giant cell tumor of the extrahepatic biliary tree: a clinicopathologic study of 4 cases and comparison with anaplastic spindle and giant cell carcinoma with osteoclast-like giant cells
    Jorge Albores-Saavedra
    Department of Pathology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 30:495-500. 2006
    ..Two giant cell tumors were located in the distal common bile duct; one in the cystic duct and one in the gallbladder...
  94. ncbi Acalculous biliary pain: cholecystectomy alleviates symptoms in patients with abnormal cholescintigraphy
    L Yap
    Department of Surgery, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia
    Gastroenterology 101:786-93. 1991
    ..obtained from surgery, 12 showed evidence of chronic cholecystitis, muscle hypertrophy, and/or narrowed cystic duct. A normal gallbladder ejection fraction was recorded in 82 patients, and further treatment was left to the ..
  95. ncbi Benign obstruction of the common hepatic duct (Mirizzi syndrome): diagnosis and operative management
    Jaques Waisberg
    General Surgery Department, Hospital do Servidor Público Estadual de São Paulo Francisco Morato de Oliveira, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Gastroenterol 42:13-8. 2005
    ..of prolonged cholelithiasis, characterized by narrowing of the common hepatic duct due to mechanical compression and/or inflammation due to biliary calculus impacted in the infundibula of the gallbladder or in the cystic duct.
  96. ncbi Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in acute cholecystitis
    K Prakash
    Digestive Diseases Centre, PVS Memorial Hospital, Kochi, Kerala, India 682017
    Surg Endosc 16:180-3. 2002
    ....
  97. ncbi Laparoscopic transcystic bile duct stenting in the management of common bile duct stones
    Christopher J Martin
    University of Sydney Department of Surgery and Upper Gastro intestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgical Unit, Nepean Hospital, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 72:258-64. 2002
    ..The management of patients with common bile duct stones associated with stones in the gall bladder remains controversial...
  98. doi Muscularis mucosae versus muscularis propria in gallbladder, cystic duct, and common bile duct: smoothelin and desmin immunohistochemical study
    Kirtee Raparia
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 14:408-12. 2010
    The muscle layer in the cystic duct and common bile duct is not well defined, and it is unresolved whether it represents muscularis mucosae or muscularis propria...
  99. ncbi [Usefulness of endoscopic cholangiography and sphincterotomy in patients with biliary lithiasis]
    Miguel Angel Ramirez-Luna
    Departamento de Endoscopia Gastrointestinal, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Mexico, DF
    Rev Gastroenterol Mex 69:217-25. 2004
    ..However, its use as a standard approach remains controversial...
  100. ncbi [Bacteriologic examination of gallbladder contents]
    Goran Petaković
    Medicinski fakultet, Klinika za abdominalnu i endokrinu hirurgiju, 21000 Novi Sad, Hajduk Veljkova 1 7
    Med Pregl 55:225-8. 2002
    ..Most often it is a result of impacted gallstones in Hartman's pouch or the cystic duct. Their direct pressure on gallbladder mucosa causes ischemia, necrosis and ulceration with consequential wall ..
  101. doi Endoscopic gallbladder drainage for acute cholecystitis: technical and clinical results
    M Mutignani
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Department of Surgery, Università Cattolica A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Endoscopy 41:539-46. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the technical success rate and clinical efficacy of endoscopic gallbladder drainage in patients with acute cholecystitis...

Research Grants34

  1. MYOGENIC DISORDERS OF THE GALLBLADDER
    Jose Behar; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of these studies may provide evidence and a rationale in support for using hydrophobic bile acids in the prophylactic treatment of this complication. ..
  2. IMPAIRED GALLBLADDER CONTRACTION WITH GALLSTONES
    Jose Behar; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  3. Role of Progesterone in Colonic Muscle Dysfunction
    Jose Behar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. MUSCLE CONTRACTION IN HUMAN & PRAIRIE DOG GALLBLADDERS
    Jose Behar; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..These data, they believe, may elucidate the pathogenic role of cholesterol in disrupting gallbladder contraction and may ultimately contribute to long-term, nonsurgical treatment of patients with cholesterol stones...
  5. Clinical Application of Image Guided Liver Surgery
    William Chapman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..D., in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and other members within the center for Technology-Guided Therapy at Vanderbilt. ..
  6. INGUINAL HERNIA MGMENT: WATCHFUL WAITING VS. OPERATION
    Robert Fitzgibbons; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..