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Organs » T-tube


Summary Information: T-tube

T-tube: A T-tube is a thin flexible tube (catheter) placed in the abdomen to drain the biliary tract, which facilitates the healing process after surgery. The tube is connected externally to a collection bag strapped to the patient.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: T-tube

These diseases are related to the medical device T-tube:

  • Post bile duct surgery

Other Names For T-tube

  • Biliary catheter
  • Surgical biliary catheter

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