Common Bile Duct Pressures in Patients With and Without Cholelithiasis

Condition:   Biliary Disease Intervention:   Diagnostic Test: MEASUREMENT OF COMMON BILE DUCT PRESSURES Sponsor:   Hospital de La Serena Completed
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AbstractHyperbilirubinemia is a common occurrence in neonates; it may be physiological or pathological. Conjugated hyperbilirubinemia may result from medical or surgical causes, and can result in irreversible liver damage if untreated. The aim of imaging is the timely diagnosis of surgical conditions like biliary atresia and choledochal cysts. Abdominal ultrasound is the first line imaging modality, and Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) also has a role, especially in pre-operative assessment of choledochal cysts (CDCs). For biliary atresia, the triangular cord sign and gallbladder abnormalities are the two...
Source: Indian Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
We present the case of a patient with heterotaxic anatomy and partial situs inversus with acute cholecystitis. PMID: 31418295 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Ann R Coll Surg Engl Source Type: research
Scientists from University Hospital Erlangen, Germany, discovered the 'established' beta-blocker metoprolol blocked the growth of gallstones in mice with the painful condition.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Introduction: Early cholecystectomy shortly after admission for mild gallstone pancreatitis has been proposed based on observational data. We hypothesized that cholecystectomy within 24 hours of admission versus after clinical resolution of gallstone pancreatitis that is predicted to be mild results in decreased length-of-stay (LOS) without an increase in complications. Methods: Adults with predicted mild gallstone pancreatitis were randomized to cholecystectomy with cholangiogram within 24 hours of presentation (early group) versus after clinical resolution (control) based on abdominal exam and normalized laborat...
Source: Annals of Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: PAPERS OF THE 139TH ASA ANNUAL MEETING Source Type: research
Nature, Published online: 15 August 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-02449-zImmune cell extrudes a webbing that can encourage the growth of gallstones, a common and painful malady.
Source: Nature AOP - Category: Research Source Type: research
Immune cells may help painful gallstones grow by ejecting sticky nets of DNA around the crystals that form in bile – a finding that could lead to new treatments
Source: New Scientist - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research
Cholelithiasis, the presence of gallstones in the gallbladder or ducts, is a prevalent human disease with a high socioeconomic burden. Mu ñoz and colleagues demonstrate that the formation of neutrophil extracellular traps fosters the generation and growth of gallstones.
Source: Immunity - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Report Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to determine whether ICP is associated with specific long ‐term comorbidity.Material and methodsThe study population comprised 571 women with ICP in at least one pregnancy who were compared with 1333 pregnant women without ICP during 1969 ‐1988 at Tampere University Hospital, Finland. The cohort's follow‐up time was 44 years. All ICD‐10 classification discharge diagnoses were examined for the women in the ICP group from 1998 to 2013 and ICD‐10 diagnoses from outpatient care from 1969 to 2013.ResultsAt least one disease of the digestive system had been diagnosed in 50.4% (288/5...
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
In this study, approximately 10% of Transient STEMI had no culprit found:Early or late intervention in patients with transient ST ‐segment elevation acute coronary syndrome: Subgroup analysis of the ELISA‐3 trialOne must use all available data, including the ECG, to determine what happened.Final Diagnosis?If the troponin remained under the 99% reference, then it would be unstable angina.  If it rose above that level before falling, it would be acute myocardial injury due to ischemia, which is, by definition, acute MI.  If that is a result of plaque rupture, then it is a type I MI.  The clinical presentat...
Source: Dr. Smith's ECG Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: blogs
Conclusion: The present study confirmed that a novel mutation in ANK1 may be causative of HS, which plays an important role in expanding the mutational spectrum of ANK1 mutations. This may contribute to accurate genetic counselling. And it is helpful for understanding the correlation of the genotype and phenotype. PMID: 31390973 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Hematology - Category: Hematology Tags: Hematology Source Type: research
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