Definitions for "Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography"
Keywords:  bile, duct, ptc, liver, dye
A test sometimes used to help diagnose cancer of the pancreas. During this test, a thin needle is put into the liver. Dye is injected into the bile ducts in the liver so that blockages can be seen on x-rays.
A procedure that involves injecting dye into the bile ducts with a needle that is passed through the liver so that gallstones can be seen on x-ray.
harmless dye is injected to the liver through the skin. An x-ray is taken showing if or where there are blockages in the bile ducts, which can indicate tumorous growth.