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Research & Reviews  1,459 results

Gallbladder Cancer

Dec 3rd, 2021 - Practice Essentials Gallbladder cancer is a rare disease that often arises in the setting of chronic inflammation. The American Cancer Society estimates that approximatel 11,980 new cases of gallbladder cancer and cancers of nearby large bile duct...

Gallbladder Empyema

Nov 30th, 2021 - Background Acute cholecystitis in the presence of bacteria-containing bile may progress to suppurative infection in which the gallbladder fills with purulent material, a condition referred to as empyema of the gallbladder. (The underlying cause of...

Gallbladder Empyema

Nov 30th, 2021 - Background Acute cholecystitis in the presence of bacteria-containing bile may progress to suppurative infection in which the gallbladder fills with purulent material, a condition referred to as empyema of the gallbladder. (The underlying cause of...

Noninvasive preoperative differential diagnosis of gallbladder carcinoma and xanthogran...
Cancer Medicine; Xiao J, Zhou R et. al.

Nov 28th, 2021 - Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis (XGC) is an extremely rare entity. Due to XGC's clinical and radiological resemblance to gallbladder carcinoma (GBC), intraoperative frozen section during cholecystectomy is often performed to exclude the diagnosi...

Grayscale ultrasonography findings for characterization of gallbladder wall thickening ...
Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Rana P, Gupta P et. al.

Nov 27th, 2021 - The accurate characterization of gallbladder wall thickening (GWT) into benign or malignant on ultrasound (US) is a significant challenge. The authors searched the MEDLINE and EMBASE databases for studies reporting two-dimensional grayscale US in ...

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Guidelines  10 results

Endoscopic therapies for gallbladder drainage.
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Saumoy M, Yang J et. al.

Aug 5th, 2021 - Endoscopic management of acute cholecystitis has expanded in patients who are considered nonoperative candidates. Traditionally managed with percutaneous cholecystostomy (PC), improvement in techniques and devices has led to increased use of endos...

Lumen-apposing metal stents (with videos).
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; , Law RJ et. al.

Jul 28th, 2021 - Lumen-apposing metal stents (LAMSs) are a novel class of devices that have expanded the spectrum of endoscopic GI interventions. LAMSs with their dumbbell configuration, short saddle length, and large inner luminal diameter provide favorable stent...

2020 World Society of Emergency Surgery updated guidelines for the diagnosis and treatm...
World Journal of Emergency Surgery : WJES; Pisano M, Allievi N et. al.

Nov 7th, 2020 - Acute calculus cholecystitis (ACC) has a high incidence in the general population. The presence of several areas of uncertainty, along with the availability of new evidence, prompted the current update of the 2016 WSES (World Society of Emergency ...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Right Upper Quadrant Pain.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Peterson CM et. al.

May 6th, 2019 - Although right upper quadrant pain is a very common clinical presentation, it can be nonspecific. However, acute cholecystitis is very often the diagnosis of exclusion. This review focuses on the recommended imaging evaluation in the most commonly...

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

Jan 24th, 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...

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Drugs  65 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  45 results

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy or Conservative Treatment in the Acute Cholecystitis of Elderly Patients

Oct 20th, 2021 - The increasing age is one of the main risk factors for developing complicated gallstone disease. Currently, there is lack of good quality studies comparing risks and benefits of early laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the elderly patients. Cholecyst...

Early Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Versus Percutaneous Cholecystostomy in Grade II Acute Cholecystitis Guidelines

Jul 28th, 2021 - A-Study setting: Department of Surgery, main university hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt. The study was approved by the Ethics Committee of our institution. B-Study design: Retrospective clinical trial C-Study subjects: ...

Flushing of Internalized Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainage Catheters

Jun 7th, 2021 - Bile is synthesized and secreted by the liver and transported into the peripheral bile ducts, to the left or right hepatic duct which join together in the common hepatic duct and more distally in the common bile duct. Secreted bile is stored in th...

Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangiography (PTHC) in Acute Cholecystitis and Clinical Outcomes

Jun 3rd, 2021 - In a setting of acute cholecystitis (AC) one of the treatment option is percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTHC) drainage. The goal of current study is to evaluate some radiology aspects and correlate with clinical patient outcomes in pati...

Ultrasonically Activated Scalpel Versus Electrocautery Based Dissection in Acute Cholecystitis Trial

May 17th, 2021 - Electrocautery is traditionally the method of choice for tissue dissection in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. As an alternative to electrocautery, the ultrasonically activated scalpel has proven to be an effective and safe instrument for the facilit...

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News  81 results

How One Doctor's Card Game Is Helping ICU Patients

Oct 22nd, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Since the beginning of the pandemic, intensive care units (ICUs) all across the country have seen a massive influx of patients, leaving hospital s...

First U.S. 'Mix and Match' COVID Booster Data Are In

Oct 14th, 2021 - A so-called "mix and match" COVID vaccine series using a different booster than the primary series was safe and produced an increase in immune response comparable to or greater than when the primary series and booster were the same vaccine, resear...

Regorafenib Confers No PFS Benefit in Advanced Chordoma

Sep 22nd, 2021 - Regorafenib (Stivarga) did not show a benefit with progression-free survival in patients with advanced or metastatic chordoma in phase 2 findings from the noncomparative REGOBONE study (NCT02389244) that were presented at the 2021 ESMO Congress.1 ...

All About Wegovy for Weight Loss

Jun 21st, 2021 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Hi. Today we're going to talk about another form of semaglutide. This form is called Wegovy, and it's indicated for weight loss in people with or without diabetes. It's a higher dose than we've used bef...

Release of Bacteria-Laden Mosquitos Reduces Dengue Incidence by 77%

Jun 10th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - As cases of dengue fever make their way into the southern United States, with sometimes-fatal results, a new study in Indonesia offers evidence of an effective way to block the spread of the mosquito-borne infection. Th...

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Patient Education  3 results see all →