cho·​led·​o·​chot·​o·​my -ˈkät-ə-mē How to pronounce choledochotomy (audio)
plural choledochotomies
: 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

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“Choledochotomy.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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