Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
Serious Medicine. Extraordinary Care.

percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography

percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography

A procedure to x-ray the hepatic and common bile ducts. A contrasting agent is injected through the skin into the liver or bile duct, and the ducts are then x-rayed to find the point of obstruction. Also called PTC.