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that are used in radiology and related fields with free access.

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    Longmire classification of extrahepatic biliary system

    Longmire classification was published in 1973. It divides extrahepatic biliary system into three sections with respect to spread, surgical approach and symptoms caused by primary tumours.

    Upper third right and left hepatic duct, bifurcation, common hepatic duct
    Middle third common bile duct from the cystic duct to pancreas
    Lower third intrapancreatic part of the common bile duct

    References:

    1. Longmire WP, McArthur MS, Bastounis EA, Hiatt J. Carcinoma of the extrahepatic biliary tract. Ann Surg. 1973 Sep;178(3):333–45.

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