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Acute Cholecystitis and Biliary Colic

Jun 30th, 2022 - Overview Biliary colic and cholecystitis are in the spectrum of biliary tract disease. This spectrum ranges from asymptomatic gallstones to biliary colic, cholecystitis, choledocholithiasis, and cholangitis. [1] Gallstones can be divided into two ...

Acute Cholecystitis and Biliary Colic

Jun 30th, 2022 - Biliary colic and cholecystitis are in the spectrum of biliary tract disease. This spectrum ranges from asymptomatic gallstones to biliary colic, cholecystitis, choledocholithiasis, and cholangitis.[1] Gallstones can be divided into two categories...

Timing is everything: outcomes of 30,259 delayed cholecystectomies in New York State.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-022-09251-5 10.5009/gnl.2012.6.2.172 10.1093/gastro/gow015 10.1007/s00464-019-07049-6 10.1002/jhbp.516 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182a1599b 10.1007/s00464-018-6400-0 10.1016/j.jemermed.2018.02.045 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001886 10.1016/S0895-4356(96)00236-3 10.14701/kjhbps.2013.17.2.60 10.9738/INTSURG-D-13-00068.1 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182a5cf36 10.1177/000313481508101035
Surgical Endoscopy; Devas N, Guenthart A et. al.

Jun 30th, 2022 - The timing of cholecystectomy in relation to outcomes has been debated. To our knowledge, there are no large population-based studies looking at outcomes and complications of delayed cholecystectomy [DC] (> 72 h after presentation). This study uti...

Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors and gallbladder or biliary disease in type 2 diabetes...
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); He L, Wang J et. al.

Jun 29th, 2022 - To examine the association between dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors and gallbladder or biliary diseases. Systematic review and pairwise and network meta-analysis. PubMed, EMBASE, Web of Science, and CENTRAL from inception until 31 July 2021. Rand...

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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  69 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  146 results

Open Cholecystectomy Among Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.

May 9th, 2022 - Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (LC) is the gold standard surgery for symptomatic cholelithiasis with low mortality and morbidity.1,2 However, 1% to 15% of conversion rate to Open Cholecystectomy (OC) during laparoscopic cholecystectomy has been repo...

Effectiveness of Empirical Antibiotic Use in Mild to Moderate Acute Inflammatory Gallbladder Disease

May 6th, 2022 - Cholecystectomy is the standard treatment for acute cholecystitis, accompanied by pain and fever due to acute inflammation in cholelithiasis patients. Empirical antibiotics are generally used to treat inflammation and prevent exacerbation before a...

Fast Track Pathway to Accelerated Cholecystectomy

May 5th, 2022 - The prevalence of gallstones is 10% and approximately 10% of patients develop acute cholecystitis (AC). AC prevalence increases with age and complications are as high as 30% in patients who do not undergo surgery, the only definitive treatment. Th...

Risk Factors for Recurrence of Thrombosis or Thrombotic Extension, in the Event of Acute Non-cirrhotic Portal Vein Thrombosis Secondary to a Local Cause.

May 4th, 2022 - In case of acute portal vein thrombosis (PVT) prothrombotic factors are identified in about 60% of cases, while a local condition is present in 30% of cases. Prothrombotic factors may indicate a long term anticoagulant therapy whereas the risk of ...

Endoscopic Transpapillary Interventions.

Apr 29th, 2022 - Sph of Oddi consists of a circular inner muscle layer and a longitudinal outer muscle layer. The circular layer does not depend on the duodenum. The longitudinal layer passes from the wall of the duodenum and separates ascending and descending par...

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News  117 results

In Patients With CBD Stones, Cholecystectomy Wound Infection Rates Similar With Broad- vs Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics

May 19th, 2022 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In patients with common bile duct (CBD) stones undergoing same-admission cholecystectomy, surgical site infection rates are low and similar with broad- and narrow-spectrum antibiotics, observational data suggest. Patien...

Inverted Appendix in a Patient With Weakness and Occult Bleeding
Avilasha Sinha, SreyRam Kuy, MD, MHS

May 11th, 2022 - Appendiceal mucinous neoplasms (AMNs) are rare tumors of the appendix that can be asymptomatic or present with acute right lower quadrant (RLQ) pain mimicking appendicitis. Due to their potential to cause either no symptoms or nonspecific symptoms.

Fast Five Quiz: Gallbladder Disease

Dec 8th, 2021 - Gallbladder disease is a broad term that can refer to infection, inflammation, or biliary blockage due to gallstones. From cholecystitis to gallbladder cancer, these conditions are both common and costly. Can you recognize common gallbladder disea...

EPI worsens with NSAID treatment in patients with osteoarthritis in comorbidity with EPI

Oct 24th, 2021 - Key clinical point: Treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) worsened exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) in patients with primary osteoarthritis in gastrointestinal comorbidity with EPI. Moreover, the trophologic status of.

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...

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Patient Education  4 results see all →