What does the extrahepatic biliary tree consist of relative to technical considerations for laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

Updated: Apr 16, 2020
  • Author: Danny A Sherwinter, MD; Chief Editor: Kurt E Roberts, MD  more...
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The extrahepatic biliary tree consists of the bifurcation of the left and right hepatic ducts, the common hepatic duct, the CBD, the cystic duct, and the gallbladder (see the image below).

Anatomy of biliary tree. Anatomy of biliary tree.

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