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Surgical removal of a part of the common bile duct.

The common bile duct is a tube for the passage of excretions or secretions that carries bile from the liver and gallbladder to the duodenum (first part of the small intestine).

The excision may be performed for neoplastic, traumatic, or inflammatory disease, and it is associated in most cases with a choledochoenterostomy.

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