What is Percutaneous Hepatic Cholangiogram?

Category: Procedures


A percutaneous transhepatic cholangiogram (PTC) is an x-ray of the bile ducts to pinpoint bile duct blockages. PTC also allows for treatment of the blockages, which is done by drainage of the bile or placement of a stent.

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Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Percutaneous Hepatic Cholangiogram

Side effect Patients
Stomach pain 1


Based on patients currently having Percutaneous Hepatic Cholangiogram

Dosage Patients
every 6 weeks 1
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Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
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Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
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