Review Article
Volume 16 Issue 10 - 2020
Role of Therapeutic Interventional Radiology in Chronic Cholecystitis Management
Maher Abdulrahim Ghazawi1* , Nasser Ebraheem Al-dosari2, Meatasem Abdullah Alghofaili2, Moath Mohammed Bin Naji2, Karam Saleh Alharbi2, Wael Hassan Alanazi2, Obaid Ibrahim Alasmari2 and Abdulaziz Ail Alqahtani2
1Body Imaging Consultant, Al Noor Specialist Hospital-Mecca, Saudi Arabia
2Alfarabi College, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
*Corresponding Author: Maher Abdulrahim Ghazawi, Body Imaging Consultant, Al Noor Specialist Hospital-Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
Received: July 27, 2020; Published: September 28, 2020


Background: Biliary system is a network of ducts within the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas that flow into the small intestine. When bile is not completely drained from the gallbladder, it can precipitate as sludge, and can turn into gallstones. Interventional radiology defined as a medical specialization that including performing a group of imaging procedures to obtain images of the inside of the body. Advances in methods and technology have enhanced patient treatment by offering minimally invasive procedures including percutaneous drainage, biopsy, and stone removal. Interventional radiology has an established and expanding role in the diagnosis and management of patients with both benign and malignant biliary disease.

Aim: In this review, we will look into role of therapeutic interventional radiology in Gallbladder and biliary tree disease management.

Conclusion: Interventional radiology tends to play a vitally important role in treating patients with gallbladder and bile duct disease. Future studies should be conducted to assist identifying role of therapeutic radiology in patients with gallbladder and biliary tree disease.

Keywords: Biliary Tree Diseases; Interventional Radiology; Gallbladder Disease Management; Cholecystitis


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