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Research & Reviews  1,999 results

42-year-old man • altered mental status • vomiting • agitation • Dx?
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/260817/pain
MDedge Family Medicine; Faiza Khondoker, DO, Erik Weitz, DO et. al.

Jan 26th, 2023 - THE CASE A 42-year-old man with a history of bipolar disorder with psychotic features, asthma, and chronic pain was brought to the emergency department (ED) by his father due to altered mental status, coughing, and vomiting. The patient was unable.

Circulating microRNAs in gallbladder cancer: Is serum assay of diagnostic value?
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prp.2023.154320
Pathology, Research and Practice; Srivastava P, Mishra S et. al.

Jan 23rd, 2023 - The microRNAs (miRNAs) in circulation could serve as biomarkers for cancer detection. Gallbladder carcinoma (GBC) is mostly asymptomatic; therefore, using microRNAs (miRNAs) as an early diagnostic biomarker could be a valuable tool. We aimed to id...

Two-dimensional Shear Wave Elastography: Utility in Differentiating Gallbladder Cancer ...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jum.16178
Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine : Official Journal of T... Soundararajan R, Dutta U et. al.

Jan 20th, 2023 - To study the utility of 2D shear wave elastography (SWE) and ascertain cut-off values of shear wave elasticity (SWe) to differentiate benign and malignant thickening of the gallbladder wall. This study was a prospective study of patients with symp...

Infection or Inflammation: Are Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis, Acute Cholecystitis, a...
https://doi.org/10.1089/sur.2022.363
Surgical Infections; Barie PS, Kao LS et. al.

Jan 20th, 2023 - Background: It is recognized increasingly that common surgical infections of the peritoneal cavity may be treated with antibiotic agents alone, or source control surgery with short-course antimicrobial therapy. By extension, testable hypotheses ha...

Can the American College of Surgeons NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator Accurately Predict ...
https://doi.org/10.1097/XCS.0000000000000445
Journal of the American College of Surgeons; Scotton G, La Greca A et. al.

Jan 18th, 2023 - The American College of Surgeons NSQIP surgical risk calculator provides an estimation of 30-day postoperative adverse outcomes. It is useful in the identification of high-risk patients needing clinical optimization and supports the informed conse...

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Guidelines  10 results

Endoscopic therapies for gallbladder drainage.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2021.05.031
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).
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2021.05.020
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...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7643471
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.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2019.02.013
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.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00534-012-0572-0
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  107 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  153 results

Effects of Intravenous Ibuprofen on Acute Pain After Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05676892

Jan 9th, 2023 - Cholecystectomy is the most common abdominal surgical procedure and is usually performed laparoscopically. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is considered the standard surgery for gallstone disease, and this procedure has the advantages of less postope...

Validation and Comparison of Scores for Prediction of RIsk for Post-operative Major Morbidity After Cholecystectomy in Acute Calculous Cholecystitis (SPRIMACC)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04995380

Dec 12th, 2022 - The SPRIMACC study is a prospective multicenter observational study with the primary endpoint to prospectively validate the Chole-Risk score in predicting a complicated postoperative course (post-operative major complications (Clavien-Dindo>=3a), ...

Segmental Spinal Anesthesia for Small-incision Cholecystectomy in a Field Hospital
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05165641

Nov 15th, 2022 - This study was conducted in a field hospital deployed in a rural area of the middle Atlas in Morocco during the winters of 2016 and 2017. The Middle Atlas is a part of the Atlas mountain range which is usually blocked and isolated by snow during t...

RCT on Robotic vs. Endo-laparoscopic Approach for Difficult Choledocholithiasis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05611840

Nov 10th, 2022 - Background (i) Background information Gallstone disease is a very common disease identity in developed countries, causing a major health burden. There is an estimate of 20 - 25 million adults diagnosed to have gallstone disease annually, resulting...

The Role of Laparoscopy in Upper Abdominal Surgical Emergencies in Adults: A Retrospective Observational Study.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05591495

Oct 24th, 2022 - When surgical procedures are standardized, laparoscopy's benefits in a range of emergency scenarios are without question acknowledged. When only a basic strategy is set for the surgery, and the surgical approach entirely depends on intra-abdominal...

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News  139 results

42-year-old man • altered mental status • vomiting • agitation • Dx?
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/260817/pain
MDedge Family Medicine; Faiza Khondoker, DO, Erik Weitz, DO et. al.

Jan 26th, 2023 - THE CASE A 42-year-old man with a history of bipolar disorder with psychotic features, asthma, and chronic pain was brought to the emergency department (ED) by his father due to altered mental status, coughing, and vomiting. The patient was unable.

EUS-guided gallbladder drainage for acute cholecystitis
https://www.mdedge.com/gihepnews/article/257576/endoscopy/eus-guided-gallbladder-drainage-acute-cholecystitis
Shayan Irani, MBBS, MD

Sep 4th, 2022 - Percutaneous transhepatic gallbladder drainage (PT-GBD) is the most common, nonoperative method for gallbladder decompression in patients unfit for cholecystectomy. However, drain-related complications (20%-75%), including tube changes, dyscosmesi.

FDA Data Link Diabetes Drug Class to Gallbladder Disease
https://www.medpagetoday.com/primarycare/diabetes/100464

Aug 30th, 2022 - An analysis of FDA's reporting system for adverse events turned up three dozen cases of acute gallbladder disease in patients taking glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists for diabetes or weight loss, including three deaths. From 2005 t...

C-Section Babies Face Higher Crohn's Disease Risk Later in Life
https://www.medpagetoday.com/gastroenterology/inflammatoryboweldisease/100261

Aug 17th, 2022 - Birth via cesarean section was associated with a higher risk for developing Crohn's disease later in life, a population-based cohort study from Sweden found. In the study of over 1 million newborns, unadjusted univariate analysis found that certai...

DPP4 inhibitor ups risk for cholecystitis in T2D
https://www.mdedge.com/type-2-diabetes-icymi/article/256645/diabetes/dpp4-inhibitor-ups-risk-cholecystitis-t2d

Jul 31st, 2022 - Key clinical point: Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP4) inhibitors significantly increased the risk for the composite of gallbladder or biliary diseases and cholecystitis but not for cholelithiasis and biliary diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes (.

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Patient Education  14 results see all →