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Motility of the biliary system

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Motility and Circulation

  1. Wylie J. Dodds,
  2. Walter J. Hogan,
  3. Joseph E. Geenen

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060128

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Dodds, W. J., Hogan, W. J. and Geenen, J. E. 2011. Motility of the biliary system. Comprehensive Physiology. 1055–1101.

Author Information

  1. Departments of Radiology and Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Historical Background
  • 2
    Anatomy of Biliary-Pancreatic Duct System
    • 2.1
      Gross Structure
    • 2.2
      Microscopic Structure
    • 2.3
      Species Variation
  • 3
    Methods of Study
    • 3.1
      Imaging Studies
    • 3.2
      Flow Measurements
    • 3.3
      Manometry
    • 3.4
      Electromyography
    • 3.5
      Scintigraphy
    • 3.6
      Sonography
    • 3.7
      Miscellaneous
  • 4
    Pharmacology
  • 5
    Physiology
    • 5.1
      Hepatic Bile
    • 5.2
      Gallbladder
    • 5.3
      Cystic Duct
    • 5.4
      Common Duct
    • 5.5
      Sphincter of Oddi
    • 5.6
      Overview
  • 6
    Abnormal Function In Humans
    • 6.1
      Gallbladder
    • 6.2
      Sphincter of Oddi
  • 7
    Summary