How to use Bile-ducts in a sentence
It has been shown that this parasite feeds upon the blood, not the bile of its host, though it occurs mainly in the bile ducts.
In biliary atresia, the bile ducts are actually absent, also causing jaundice.
It should be avoided by people with chronic heartburn, severe liver damage, inflammation of the gallbladder, or obstruction of bile ducts.
When the bile ducts can get swollen the bile cannot get to the gall bladder.
The tiny bile ducts in that part of the liver where the surgery is performed discharge their bile directly into the intestine, and the channels will gradually enlarge.Advertisement
A possible complication after the Kasai operation is an infection in the bile ducts (cholangitis).
The bile travels through the bile ducts to the intestine and is excreted in the stool.
One cause of hyperbilirubinemia in seemingly healthy full-term or near-term infants is biliary atresia, an obstruction or inflammation of the bile ducts.
Biliary atresia-the underdevelopment, inflammation, or obstruction of the bile ducts that carry bile from the liver to the gall bladder and small intestine-causes bile to build up in the liver and forces the bilirubin into the blood.
About 40-50 percent of infants with biliary atresia are candidates for replacement bile ducts leading from the liver into the intestine.Advertisement