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Bile ducts

What are bile ducts? The bile ducts are a group of tubes that connect the liver, and gallbladder to the intestine. They allow bile and other materials produced by the liver to travel into the intestine, where they help with digestion or are removed from the body as stool. The system of bile ducts is …
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Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

What is intrahepatic cholangiocarcioma? Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is a type of bile duct cancer. It is called ‘intrahepatic’ because the tumour starts from a bile duct located inside the liver. What are the symptoms of cholangiocarcinoma? Unfortunately, most patients with cholangiocarcinoma experience very few symptoms until the tumour reaches an advanced stage and blocks the drainage …
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