Biliary disorders involve diseases related to the bile ducts, gallbladder, and other structures related to bile juice transport. The diagnosis of bile diseases can be made through liver function tests, ultrasound, liver biopsy, CT scan, MRI, and blood tests. Treatment depends upon the cause and type of biliary disease."Gastroenterology"
The risk of cholangiocarcinoma can be reduced by quitting smoking and lowering the risk of liver diseases.
The factors that increase the risk of gallstones are female gender, age 40 or above, pregnancy, obesity or being overweight, a low-fiber diet, diabetes, and quick weight reduction.