Cholangiography

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Cholangiography
Intervention
ICD-9-CM 87.5
MeSH D002758
OPS-301 code: 3-13c

Cholangiography is the imaging of the bile duct (also known as the biliary tree) by x-rays. There are at least two kinds of cholangiography:

In both cases fluorescent fluids are used to create contrasts that make the diagnosis possible. Cholangiography has largely replaced the previously used method of intravenous cholangiography (IVC).