PTC

Definition / meaning of PTC

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

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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