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ALLMedicine™ Acute Cholangitis Center

Research & Reviews  161 results

An unusual cause of acute cholangitis.
Endoscopy Perrod G, Pérez-Cuadrado-Robles E et. al.

Jul 9th, 2021 - An unusual cause of acute cholangitis.|2021|Perrod G,Pérez-Cuadrado-Robles E,Benosman H,Alric H,Cellier C,|

Modern imaging of cholangitis.
The British Journal of Radiology; Pötter-Lang S, Ba-Ssalamah A et. al.

Jul 8th, 2021 - Cholangitis refers to inflammation of the bile ducts with or without accompanying infection. When intermittent or persistent inflammation lasts 6 months or more, the condition is classified as chronic cholangitis. Otherwise, it is considered an ac...

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Guidelines  7 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Radiologic Management of Biliary Obstruction.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Fairchild AH et. al.

May 5th, 2019 - Biliary obstruction is a serious condition that can occur in the setting of both benign and malignant pathologies. In the setting of acute cholangitis, biliary decompression can be lifesaving; for patients with cancer who are receiving chemotherap...

Endoscopic management of common bile duct stones: European Society of Gastrointestinal ...
Endoscopy Manes G, Paspatis G et. al.

Apr 3rd, 2019 - ESGE recommends offering stone extraction to all patients with common bile duct stones, symptomatic or not, who are fit enough to tolerate the intervention.Strong recommendation, low quality evidence.ESGE recommends liver function tests and abdomi...

TG13 antimicrobial therapy for acute cholangitis and cholecystitis.
Journal of Hepato-biliary-pancreatic Sciences; Gomi H, Solomkin JS et. al.

Jan 23rd, 2013 - Therapy with appropriate antimicrobial agents is an important component in the management of patients with acute cholangitis and/or acute cholecystitis. In the updated Tokyo Guidelines (TG13), we recommend antimicrobial agents that are suitable fr...

TG13 flowchart for the management of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis.
Journal of Hepato-biliary-pancreatic Sciences; Miura F, Takada T et. al.

Jan 11th, 2013 - We propose a management strategy for acute cholangitis and cholecystitis according to the severity assessment. For Grade I (mild) acute cholangitis, initial medical treatment including the use of antimicrobial agents may be sufficient for most cas...

TG13: Updated Tokyo Guidelines for the management of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis.
Journal of Hepato-biliary-pancreatic Sciences; Takada T, Strasberg SM et. al.

Jan 11th, 2013 - In 2007, the Tokyo Guidelines for the management of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis (TG07) were first published in the Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery. The fundamental policy of TG07 was to achieve the objectives of TG07 through t...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

The Necessity of Bile Cultures in Patients With Acute Cholangitis

Sep 7th, 2017 - This study includes patients who are diagnosed acute cholangitis and had percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) as the modality of biliary drainage. All patients will start empirical antibiotics as soon as they are diagnosed acute chola...

RFA for Malignant Biliary Obstruction

May 29th, 2017 - Pancreatic cancer and cholangiocarcinoma are the most common causes of malignant biliary obstruction. They are diseases of increasing incidence and unfavorable prognosis. Only a minority of patients have a localized disease and are indicated for s...

The INFECIR-2 Albumin Prevention Study

May 17th, 2017 - The aim of this study is to evaluate if IV albumin administration improves short-term survival in patients with advanced cirrhosis (serum creatinine ≥ 1.2 mg/dl, serum sodium ≤ 130 mEq/l -milliequivalents per liter- and/or serum bilirubin ≥4 mg/dl...

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News  2 results

Caroli Disease: When Your Ducts Aren't in a Row

May 1st, 2012 - Treatment of Caroli Disease Medical therapy is geared toward reducing the incidence of intrahepatic stones. Oral ursodeoxycholic acid has been shown to have some efficacy in reducing cholesterol stone formation and bile stagnation by increasing bi...

A 43-Year-Old Woman With a 7-Month History of Intermittent Abdominal Pain and Weight Loss

Nov 8th, 2001 - Discussion RPC, often referred to as Oriental cholangiohepatitis, is a progressive, destructive cholangiopathy of unknown cause. Although parasites are generally cultured from the bile and blood of patients with RPC during episodes of acute cholan...

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