Imaging of the biliary sump syndrome.

  title={Imaging of the biliary sump syndrome.},
  author={Dean R. Hawes and Retta E. Pelsang and R C Janda and Charles C. Lu},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={158 2},
Side-to-side choledochoduodenostomy is a safe and effective surgical technique to improve biliary drainage in selected patients. The segment of common bile duct between the anastomosis and the ampulla of Vater may act as a stagnant reservoir or sump. When debris, stones, or infected bile accumulates in the sump, usually because of malfunction of the ampulla… CONTINUE READING