Exploration of liver, gall bladder, pancreas, duodenum and spleen

Gall bladder, normal cholangiogram

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Exploration of liver, gall bladder, pancreas, duodenum and spleen
Gall bladder, normal cholangiogram
The gall bladder has been visualized radiographically by the accumulation within its lumen of radiopaque iodine which is normally excreted in the bile after the intravenous injection of the material. (This film was obtained through the courtesy of Dr. Melvin Stevens of the Palo Alto Clinic.)
1 . Rib XI (shadow of liver and diaphragm evident in general area crossed by rib)
2 . Skin
3 . Abdominal muscles in profile
4 . Gas in ascending colon
5 . Iliac crest
6 . Rib XII
7 . Infundibulum of gall bladder (incompletely visualized)
8 . Vertebra L. II
9 . Body of gallbladder
10 . Fundus gallbladder