Medical Dictionary

choledochotomy

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noun cho·led·o·chot·o·my \-ˈkät-ə-mē\

Medical Definition of choledochotomy

plural

choledochotomies

  1. :  surgical incision of the common bile duct Patients with clonorchiasis are usually asymptomatic and treatment is limited to complications. Treatment consists of cholecystectomy, choledochotomy, and T-tube drainage.—Walter G. Sullivan and Lawrence J. Koep, The Journal of the American Medical Association, 23 May 1980


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