cholangitis

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Summary: Inflammation of the biliary ductal system (BILE DUCTS); intrahepatic, extrahepatic, or both.

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  1. Watanabe K, Yokoyama Y, Kokuryo T, Kawai K, Kitagawa T, Seki T, et al. 15-deoxy-delta 12,14-prostaglandin J2 prevents inflammatory response and endothelial cell damage in rats with acute obstructive cholangitis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2010;298:G410-8 pubmed publisher
    Acute obstructive cholangitis is a common disease with a high mortality rate...
  2. Nakagawa H, Hikiba Y, Hirata Y, Font Burgada J, Sakamoto K, Hayakawa Y, et al. Loss of liver E-cadherin induces sclerosing cholangitis and promotes carcinogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111:1090-5 pubmed publisher
    ..an impaired intrahepatic biliary network, as well as periductal fibrosis, which resembles primary sclerosing cholangitis. Inducible gene knockout studies identified E-cadherin loss in biliary epithelial cells as a causal factor of ..
  3. Müller T, Beutler C, Picó A, Otten M, Dürr A, Al Abadi H, et al. Increased T-helper 2 cytokines in bile from patients with IgG4-related cholangitis disrupt the tight junction-associated biliary epithelial cell barrier. Gastroenterology. 2013;144:1116-28 pubmed publisher
    IgG4-related cholangitis is a chronic inflammatory biliary disease that involves different parts of the pancreatobiliary system, but little is known about its mechanisms of pathogenesis...
  4. Kireva T, Erhardt A, Tiegs G, Tilg H, Denk H, Haybaeck J, et al. Transcription factor Fra-1 induces cholangitis and liver fibrosis. Hepatology. 2011;53:1259-69 pubmed publisher
    ..Attenuation but not complete prevention of collagen accumulation in liver was observed in the fra-1tg × rag2(-/-) mice. However, transplantation of fra-1tg bone marrow cells into wildtype mice could not induce disease...
  5. Moritoki Y, Tsuda M, Tsuneyama K, Zhang W, Yoshida K, Lian Z, et al. B cells promote hepatic inflammation, biliary cyst formation, and salivary gland inflammation in the NOD.c3c4 model of autoimmune cholangitis. Cell Immunol. 2011;268:16-23 pubmed publisher
    There are now several murine models of autoimmune cholangitis that have features both similar and distinct from human PBC. One such model, the NOD...
  6. Negm A, Schott A, Vonberg R, Weismueller T, Schneider A, Kubicka S, et al. Routine bile collection for microbiological analysis during cholangiography and its impact on the management of cholangitis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010;72:284-91 pubmed publisher
    Antibiotic treatment of cholangitis is often insufficient because of inappropriate antibiotic use or bacterial resistance.
  7. Liao R, Liu Z, Wei S, Xu F, Chen Z, Gong J. Triggering receptor in myeloid cells (TREM-1) specific expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of sepsis patients with acute cholangitis. Inflammation. 2009;32:182-90 pubmed publisher
    To determine its relationship with acute cholangitis (AC), we sought to quantify expression of triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells (TREM-1) in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) of sepsis patients with AC...
  8. Sánchez Céspedes J, Figueras M, Aspiroz C, Aldea M, Toledo M, Alperi A, et al. Development of imipenem resistance in an Aeromonas veronii biovar sobria clinical isolate recovered from a patient with cholangitis. J Med Microbiol. 2009;58:451-5 pubmed publisher
    ..with different morphologies and antimicrobial susceptibilities recovered from bile samples of a patient with cholangitis were analysed...
  9. Choi K, Cho Y, An J, Woo J, Kim H, Choi Y. Acute obstructive cholangitis after transarterial chemoembolization: the effect of percutaneous transhepatic removal of tumor fragment. Korean J Radiol. 2009;10:197-201 pubmed publisher
    Acute obstructive cholangitis due to the migration of necrotized tumor fragment is a rare complication occurring after a transarterial chemoembolization...

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  1. Chen W, Yu C, Wu C, Jan Y. Eosinophilic cholangitis with obstructive jaundice mimicking bile duct carcinoma. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg. 2009;16:242-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Eosinophilic cholangitis, a rare inflammatory condition that clinically resembles a biliary malignancy, should be taken into ..
  2. Li F, Cheng N, Cheng J, Mao H, Jiang L, Li N, et al. Treatment of chronic proliferative cholangitis with c-myc shRNA. World J Gastroenterol. 2009;15:95-101 pubmed
    To investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of c-myc shRNA in inhibiting the hyperplastic behavior and lithogenic potentiality of chronic proliferative cholangitis (CPC), in order to prevent stone recurrence and biliary restenosis.
  3. Lytras D, Kalaitzakis E, Webster G, Imber C, Amin Z, Rodriguez Justo M, et al. Cholangiocarcinoma or IgG4-associated cholangitis: how feasible it is to avoid unnecessary surgical interventions?. Ann Surg. 2012;256:1059-67 pubmed publisher
    ..HPB) center in the diagnostic approach and management of patients with suspicion of cholangiocarcinoma (CCa), focusing on excluding patients with IgG4-associated cholangitis (IAC) from unnecessary major surgical interventions.
  4. Kawata K, Yang G, Ando Y, Tanaka H, Zhang W, Kobayashi Y, et al. Clonality, activated antigen-specific CD8(+) T cells, and development of autoimmune cholangitis in dnTGF?RII mice. Hepatology. 2013;58:1094-104 pubmed publisher
    ..Our work has demonstrated that CD8(+) T cells from dnTGF?RII mice transfer autoimmune cholangitis to Rag1(-/-) recipients...
  5. Callahan Clark J, Haddad J, Brown D, Morgan M, Van Winkle T, Rondeau M. Feline cholangitis: a necropsy study of 44 cats (1986-2008). J Feline Med Surg. 2011;13:570-6 pubmed publisher
    Forty-four cats diagnosed with moderate to severe cholangitis at necropsy are described. The population comprised 0.86% of all feline necropsies performed during the 22-year study period...
  6. Fickert P, Thueringer A, Moustafa T, Silbert D, Gumhold J, Tsybrovskyy O, et al. The role of osteopontin and tumor necrosis factor alpha receptor-1 in xenobiotic-induced cholangitis and biliary fibrosis in mice. Lab Invest. 2010;90:844-52 pubmed publisher
    ..TNFR(1) in 3,5-diethoxycarbonyl-1,4-dihydrocollidine (DDC)-fed mice as a model of xenobiotic-induced sclerosing cholangitis with biliary-type liver fibrosis using respective knock-out mice. OPN and TNFR(1) knock-out mice were fed a 0...
  7. Kim J. Clinical feasibility and usefulness of CT fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage in emergency patients with acute obstructive cholangitis. Korean J Radiol. 2009;10:144-9 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the feasibility of CT fluoroscopy (CTF)-guided percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) in emergency patients with acute obstructive cholangitis.
  8. Webster G, Pereira S, Chapman R. Autoimmune pancreatitis/IgG4-associated cholangitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis--overlapping or separate diseases?. J Hepatol. 2009;51:398-402 pubmed publisher
    ..Biliary involvement is common, and the term IgG4-associated cholangitis has recently been coined...
  9. Walk S, Jain R, Trivedi I, Grossman S, Newton D, Thelen T, et al. Non-toxigenic Clostridium sordellii: clinical and microbiological features of a case of cholangitis-associated bacteremia. Anaerobe. 2011;17:252-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report a non-TSS C. sordellii infection in the context of a polymicrobial bacterial cholangitis. The C...
  10. Lee J. Diagnosis and management of acute cholangitis. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009;6:533-41 pubmed publisher
    Bacterial infection that occurs in the setting of biliary obstruction can lead to acute cholangitis, a condition characterized by fever, abdominal pain and jaundice...
  11. Sandanayake N, Church N, Chapman M, Johnson G, Dhar D, Amin Z, et al. Presentation and management of post-treatment relapse in autoimmune pancreatitis/immunoglobulin G4-associated cholangitis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009;7:1089-96 pubmed publisher
    ..is a multisystem disorder that often has extrapancreatic manifestations such as immunoglobulin G4-associated cholangitis (IAC). Patients respond rapidly to steroids but can relapse after therapy...
  12. Miglani R, Murthy D, Bhat R, Kumar A. Immunoglobulin G4-associated cholangitis mimicking cholangiocarcinoma in a young boy. J Postgrad Med. 2010;56:140-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Immunoglobulin G4-associated cholangitis (IAC) is a rare type of autoimmune pancreatitis associated with bile duct involvement, which can present with ..
  13. Ueki T, Otani K, Fujimura N, Shimizu A, Otsuka Y, Kawamoto K, et al. Comparison between emergency and elective endoscopic sphincterotomy in patients with acute cholangitis due to choledocholithiasis: is emergency endoscopic sphincterotomy safe?. J Gastroenterol. 2009;44:1080-8 pubmed publisher
    ..complications and examined whether combination therapy comprising endoscopic biliary drainage (EBD) plus endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST) as the initial treatment is safe in patients with acute cholangitis due to choledocholithiasis.
  14. Yoshida K, Yang G, Zhang W, Tsuda M, Tsuneyama K, Moritoki Y, et al. Deletion of interleukin-12p40 suppresses autoimmune cholangitis in dominant negative transforming growth factor beta receptor type II mice. Hepatology. 2009;50:1494-500 pubmed publisher
    ..mice, whereas the IL-12p40 KO-dnTGFbetaRII mice had a dramatic reduction in histological autoimmune cholangitis and significant decreases in levels of intrahepatic proinflammatory cytokines, but similar levels of AMAs ..
  15. Arakura N, Ozaki Y, Yamazaki S, Ueda K, Maruyama M, Chou Y, et al. Abscess of the round ligament of the liver associated with acute obstructive cholangitis and septic thrombosis. Intern Med. 2009;48:1885-8 pubmed
    A man with abscess of the round ligament of the liver associated with acute obstructive suppurative cholangitis and portal thrombosis is reported. A 63-year-old man was admitted with epigastralgia and high fever...
  16. Yokoe M, Takada T, Mayumi T, Yoshida M, Hasegawa H, Norimizu S, et al. Accuracy of the Tokyo Guidelines for the diagnosis of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis taking into consideration the clinical practice pattern in Japan. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci. 2011;18:250-7 pubmed publisher
    Three years have passed since the publication of the Tokyo Guidelines for the management of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis, and we believe that the time has come to assess their validity.
  17. Weber A, Schneider J, Wagenpfeil S, Winkle P, Riedel J, Wantia N, et al. Spectrum of pathogens in acute cholangitis in patients with and without biliary endoprosthesis. J Infect. 2013;67:111-21 pubmed publisher
    Knowledge of bacterial spectrum for acute cholangitis is essential for adequate empiric antibiotic treatment. Main focus of the study was to analyse the spectrum of pathogens in acute cholangitis with and without biliary endoprosthesis.
  18. Ando Y, Yang G, Tsuda M, Kawata K, Zhang W, Nakajima T, et al. The immunobiology of colitis and cholangitis in interleukin-23p19 and interleukin-17A deleted dominant negative form of transforming growth factor beta receptor type II mice. Hepatology. 2012;56:1418-26 pubmed publisher
    ..a dominant negative form of TGF? receptor II under control of the CD4 promoter, develop autoimmune colitis and cholangitis. Deficiency in interleukin (IL)-12p40 lead to a marked diminution of inflammation in both the colon and the ..
  19. Zhang W, Tsuda M, Yang G, Tsuneyama K, Rong G, Ridgway W, et al. Deletion of interleukin-6 in mice with the dominant negative form of transforming growth factor beta receptor II improves colitis but exacerbates autoimmune cholangitis. Hepatology. 2010;52:215-22 pubmed publisher
    ..factor beta receptor II (dnTGFbetaRII) under control of the CD4 promoter develop both colitis and autoimmune cholangitis with elevated serum levels of IL-6...
  20. Wu S, Yang Y, Tsuneyama K, Leung P, Illarionov P, Gershwin M, et al. Innate immunity and primary biliary cirrhosis: activated invariant natural killer T cells exacerbate murine autoimmune cholangitis and fibrosis. Hepatology. 2011;53:915-25 pubmed publisher
    ..herein that 2-OA-BSA-immunized mice exposed to ?-GalCer develop a profound exacerbation of their autoimmune cholangitis, including significant increases in CD8(+) T-cell infiltrates, portal inflammation, granuloma formation, and ..
  21. Deshpande V, Sainani N, Chung R, Pratt D, Mentha G, Rubbia Brandt L, et al. IgG4-associated cholangitis: a comparative histological and immunophenotypic study with primary sclerosing cholangitis on liver biopsy material. Mod Pathol. 2009;22:1287-95 pubmed publisher
    IgG4-associated cholangitis is a steroid-responsive hepatobiliary inflammatory condition associated with autoimmune pancreatitis that clinically and radiologically mimics primary sclerosing cholangitis...
  22. Ambrosini Y, Yang G, Zhang W, Tsuda M, Shu S, Tsuneyama K, et al. The multi-hit hypothesis of primary biliary cirrhosis: polyinosinic-polycytidylic acid (poly I:C) and murine autoimmune cholangitis. Clin Exp Immunol. 2011;166:110-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Our laboratory has studied a murine model of autoimmune cholangitis induced following immunization with 2-octynoic acid (2OA), an antigen identified following extensive ..
  23. Zen Y, Ishikawa A, Ogiso S, Heaton N, Portmann B. Follicular cholangitis and pancreatitis - clinicopathological features and differential diagnosis of an under-recognized entity. Histopathology. 2012;60:261-9 pubmed publisher
    ..systems can be involved in several lymphoplasmacytic inflammatory conditions, including primary sclerosing cholangitis, immunoglobulin G (IgG) 4-related cholangitis and autoimmune pancreatitis...
  24. Alderlieste Y, van den Elzen B, Rauws E, Beuers U. Immunoglobulin G4-associated cholangitis: one variant of immunoglobulin G4-related systemic disease. Digestion. 2009;79:220-8 pubmed publisher
    IgG4-associated cholangitis (IAC) is a recently defined disease entity which shares a number of clinical, biochemical, and radiological features with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)...
  25. Maillette de Buy Wenniger L, Doorenspleet M, Klarenbeek P, Verheij J, Baas F, Elferink R, et al. Immunoglobulin G4+ clones identified by next-generation sequencing dominate the B cell receptor repertoire in immunoglobulin G4 associated cholangitis. Hepatology. 2013;57:2390-8 pubmed publisher
    Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-associated cholangitis (IAC) is a manifestation of the recently discovered idiopathic IgG4-related disease...
  26. Yokota K, Gomi H, Miura Y, Sugano K, Morisawa Y. Cholangitis with septic shock caused by Raoultella planticola. J Med Microbiol. 2012;61:446-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we describe a case of cholangitis complicated with septic shock caused by R...
  27. Li F, Zhou Y, Cheng N, Mao H, Jiang L, Li N, et al. Epidermal growth factor receptor as a target for anti-proliferative treatment of proliferative cholangitis in hepatolithiasis. J Surg Res. 2011;166:87-94 pubmed publisher
    ..more and more attention has been paid to the relationship of postoperative remnant proliferative cholangitis (PC) with stone recurrence and biliary restenosis, but effective management strategies have not yet been ..
  28. Warren A, Center S, McDonough S, Chiotti R, Goldstein R, MESECK E, et al. Histopathologic features, immunophenotyping, clonality, and eubacterial fluorescence in situ hybridization in cats with lymphocytic cholangitis/cholangiohepatitis. Vet Pathol. 2011;48:627-41 pubmed publisher
    Feline lymphocytic cholangitis is a poorly characterized disease complex with respect to histologic lesions, immunophenotype, and etiopathogenesis...
  29. Li V, Yum J, Yeung Y. Optimal timing of elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy after acute cholangitis and subsequent clearance of choledocholithiasis. Am J Surg. 2010;200:483-8 pubmed publisher
    Elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy is recommended after endoscopic clearance of choledocholithiasis for patients with acute cholangitis, according to Tokyo guidelines. However, the optimal timing remains uncertain.
  30. Murata A, Matsuda S, Kuwabara K, Fujino Y, Kubo T, Fujimori K, et al. Impact of hospital volume on clinical outcomes of endoscopic biliary drainage for acute cholangitis based on the Japanese administrative database associated with the diagnosis procedure combination system. J Gastroenterol. 2010;45:1090-6 pubmed publisher
    ..the relationship between hospital volume and the clinical outcomes of endoscopic biliary drainage for acute cholangitis, using the Japanese administrative database associated with the diagnosis procedure combination (DPC) system.
  31. Murata A, Matsuda S, Kuwabara K, Fujino Y, Kubo T, Fujimori K, et al. Evaluation of compliance with the Tokyo Guidelines for the management of acute cholangitis based on the Japanese administrative database associated with the Diagnosis Procedure Combination system. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci. 2011;18:53-9 pubmed publisher
    We aimed to evaluate compliance with the clinical practice guidelines for acute cholangitis (Tokyo Guidelines) using the Japanese administrative database associated with the Diagnosis Procedure Combination (DPC) system.
  32. Ozaslan E, Efe C, Akbulut S, Purnak T, Savas B, Erden E, et al. Therapy response and outcome of overlap syndromes: autoimmune hepatitis and primary biliary cirrhosis compared to autoimmune hepatitis and autoimmune cholangitis. Hepatogastroenterology. 2010;57:441-6 pubmed
    ..We have assessed two different overlap syndrome groups in patients with AIH-PBC and AIH-AIC, with respect to therapy response and outcome...
  33. Karsenti D. Endoscopic management of bile duct stones: residual bile duct stones after surgery, cholangitis, and "difficult stones". J Visc Surg. 2013;150:S39-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, the overall strategy for endoscopic management of CBDS, with description of different techniques, will be exposed. ..
  34. Doğan Ü, Gumurdulu Y, Gölge N, Kara B. Relationship of CA 19-9 with choledocholithiasis and cholangitis. Turk J Gastroenterol. 2011;22:171-7 pubmed
    ..in benign disease of the liver, pancreas and biliary tract, especially in cases with gallstone disease with cholangitis. The aim of this study was to investigate the relation of CA 19-9 with the number and size of the stones, ..
  35. Chan T, Wu M, Suk F, Chen C, Chen Y, Hou Y, et al. Enterococcus hirae-related acute pyelonephritis and cholangitis with bacteremia: an unusual infection in humans. Kaohsiung J Med Sci. 2012;28:111-4 pubmed publisher
    ..We report two patients with E hirae bacteremia caused by acute pyelonephritis and acute cholangitis. The clinical courses have been smooth on use of sensitive antibiotic therapy...
  36. Nydert P, Lindemalm S, Nemeth A. Off-label drug use evaluation in paediatrics--applied to ciprofloxacin when used as treatment of cholangitis. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2011;20:393-8 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate drug and indication specific off-label use in paediatrics, applied to ciprofloxacin (CPFX) in cholangitis.
  37. Okamoto K, Takada T, Strasberg S, Solomkin J, Pitt H, Garden O, et al. TG13 management bundles for acute cholangitis and cholecystitis. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci. 2013;20:55-9 pubmed publisher
    ..TG13 defined the mandatory items for the management of acute cholangitis and acute cholecystitis...
  38. Raptou G, Pliakos I, Hytiroglou P, Papavramidis S, Karkavelas G. Severe eosinophilic cholangitis with parenchymal destruction of the left hepatic lobe due to hydatid disease. Pathol Int. 2009;59:395-8 pubmed publisher
    Hydatid cysts of the liver are known to occasionally rupture into the bile ducts and cause cholangitis. The histological features of this complication have not been adequately described in the literature...
  39. Wakabayashi K, Yoshida K, Leung P, Moritoki Y, Yang G, Tsuneyama K, et al. Induction of autoimmune cholangitis in non-obese diabetic (NOD).1101 mice following a chemical xenobiotic immunization. Clin Exp Immunol. 2009;155:577-86 pubmed publisher
    ..of tolerance to pyruvate dehydrogenase (PDC-E2) leads to an anti-mitochondrial antibody response and autoimmune cholangitis, similar to human primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)...
  40. Zhang W, Moritoki Y, Tsuneyama K, Yang G, Ilan Y, Lian Z, et al. Beta-glucosylceramide ameliorates liver inflammation in murine autoimmune cholangitis. Clin Exp Immunol. 2009;157:359-64 pubmed publisher
    We have demonstrated spontaneous development of autoimmune cholangitis, similar to human primary biliary cirrhosis, in mice expressing a dominant negative form of the transforming growth factor-beta receptor (dnTGF-betaRII) restricted to ..
  41. Dhirapong A, Yang G, Nadler S, Zhang W, Tsuneyama K, Leung P, et al. Therapeutic effect of cytotoxic T lymphocyte antigen 4/immunoglobulin on a murine model of primary biliary cirrhosis. Hepatology. 2013;57:708-15 pubmed publisher
    ..immunoglobulin) as an immunotherapeutic agent, we treated mice both before and after induction of autoimmune cholangitis. First, we demonstrate that CTLA-4-Ig treatment, begun 1 day before 2OA-BSA immunization, completely inhibits ..
  42. Ueno Y, Ambrosini Y, Moritoki Y, Ridgway W, Gershwin M. Murine models of autoimmune cholangitis. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2010;26:274-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These models have great potential for illustrating the cause and the cellular events that lead to biliary-specific damage. The purpose of this review is to summarize recent progress in these models...
  43. Tsui W, Chan Y, Wong C, Lo Y, Yeung Y, Lee Y. Hepatolithiasis and the syndrome of recurrent pyogenic cholangitis: clinical, radiologic, and pathologic features. Semin Liver Dis. 2011;31:33-48 pubmed publisher
    Primary hepatothiasis (HL) and recurrent pyogenic cholangitis (RPC) are two terms describing the different aspects of the same disease, with HL emphasizing the pathologic changes and RPC emphasizing the clinical presentation and ..
  44. Miura F, Takada T, Strasberg S, Solomkin J, Pitt H, Gouma D, et al. TG13 flowchart for the management of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci. 2013;20:47-54 pubmed publisher
    We propose a management strategy for acute cholangitis and cholecystitis according to the severity assessment...
  45. Oseini A, Chaiteerakij R, Shire A, Ghazale A, Kaiya J, Moser C, et al. Utility of serum immunoglobulin G4 in distinguishing immunoglobulin G4-associated cholangitis from cholangiocarcinoma. Hepatology. 2011;54:940-8 pubmed publisher
    Elevated serum immunoglobulin G4 (sIgG4) is a feature of autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) and IgG4-associated cholangitis (IAC); a >2-fold increase in sIgG4 is considered highly specific for these disorders...
  46. Miura F, Asano T, Amano H, Yoshida M, Toyota N, Wada K, et al. Resected case of eosinophilic cholangiopathy presenting with secondary sclerosing cholangitis. World J Gastroenterol. 2009;15:1394-7 pubmed
    ..is a rare condition characterized by eosinophilic infiltration of the biliary tract and causes sclerosing cholangitis. We report a patient with secondary sclerosing cholangitis with eosinophilic cholecystitis...
  47. Sedlack R, Smyrk T, Czaja A, Talwalkar J. Celiac disease-associated autoimmune cholangitis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2002;97:3196-8 pubmed
    ..primary biliary cirrhosis, but there is little information regarding the association between CD and autoimmune cholangitis (antimitochondrial antibody-negative primary biliary cirrhosis)...
  48. Stunell H, Buckley O, Geoghegan T, Torreggiani W. Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis due to chronic infestation with Clonorchis sinensis (2006: 8b). Eur Radiol. 2006;16:2612-4 pubmed
    Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis is a common disease in Southeast Asia, where an association with the liver fluke Clonorchis sinensis is postulated...
  49. Liu T, Hou M, Lin H, Chang F, Lee S. Life-threatening hemobilia caused by hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm: a rare complication of chronic cholangitis. World J Gastroenterol. 2003;9:2883-4 pubmed
    ..Hemobilia caused by a hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm due to ascending cholangitis is very rare and its mechanism is unclear...
  50. Vrochides D, Fischer S, Soares G, Morrissey P. Successful treatment of recurrent cholangitis complicating liver transplantation by Roux-en-Y limb lengthening. Transpl Infect Dis. 2007;9:327-31 pubmed
    A 40-year-old male developed sepsis due to cholangitis. Five years earlier he underwent liver transplantation with hepaticojejunostomy. Over the past 18 months, he had 6 episodes of cholangitis...
  51. Shibata T, Yamamoto Y, Yamamoto N, Maetani Y, Shibata T, Ikai I, et al. Cholangitis and liver abscess after percutaneous ablation therapy for liver tumors: incidence and risk factors. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2003;14:1535-42 pubmed
    To determine the risk factors of cholangitis and liver abscess occurring after percutaneous ablation therapy for liver tumors...
  52. Ohba K, Omagari K, Murase K, Hazama H, Masuda J, Kinoshita H, et al. A possible mouse model for spontaneous cholangitis: serological and histological characteristics of MRL/lpr mice. Pathology. 2002;34:250-6 pubmed
    ..study was to determine the suitability of MRL/Mp-lpr/lpr (MRL/lpr) mice as an experimental auto-immune-mediated cholangitis model for PBC...
  53. Harada K, Nakanuma Y. Molecular mechanisms of cholangiopathy in primary biliary cirrhosis. Med Mol Morphol. 2006;39:55-61 pubmed
    Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is histologically characterized by chronic nonsuppurative destructive cholangitis (CNSDC) and the progressive loss of intrahepatic small bile ducts...
  54. Bu L, Chen H, Chang C, Ni Y, Hsu H, Lai H, et al. Prophylactic oral antibiotics in prevention of recurrent cholangitis after the Kasai portoenterostomy. J Pediatr Surg. 2003;38:590-3 pubmed
    ..of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMZ) and neomycin as the prophylactic agents against the recurrence of cholangitis in children with biliary atresia (BA) after a Kasai portoenterostomy...
  55. Tsujino T, Sugita R, Yoshida H, Yagioka H, Kogure H, Sasaki T, et al. Risk factors for acute suppurative cholangitis caused by bile duct stones. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007;19:585-8 pubmed
    Acute suppurative cholangitis is fatal unless adequate biliary drainage is obtained in a timely manner...
  56. Duseja A, Nada R, Dhiman R, Chawla Y, Kalra N, Prashad S, et al. Eosinophilic cholangiopathy--a case report. Dig Dis Sci. 2005;50:1422-5 pubmed
  57. Khuroo M. Ascariasis. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 1996;25:553-77 pubmed
    ..It occurs in adult women and can cause biliary colic, acute cholecystitis, acute cholangitis, acute pancreatitis, and hepatic abscess...
  58. Lau J, Chung S, Leung J, Ling T, Yung M, Li A. Endoscopic drainage aborts endotoxaemia in acute cholangitis. Br J Surg. 1996;83:181-4 pubmed
    Forty patients with acute calculous cholangitis had successful endoscopic drainage. Bile from nasobiliary drains and venous blood was collected at 0, 12, 24, 36 and 48 h after endoscopy...
  59. Park M, Yu J, Kim K, Kim M, Chung J, Yoon S, et al. Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis: comparison between MR cholangiography and direct cholangiography. Radiology. 2001;220:677-82 pubmed
    To compare the accuracy of magnetic resonance (MR) cholangiography with that of direct cholangiography for the evaluation of recurrent pyogenic cholangitis.
  60. Rha S, Stovroff M, Glick P, Allen J, Ricketts R. Choledochal cysts: a ten year experience. Am Surg. 1996;62:30-4 pubmed
    ..In Group II (N = 9), all patients presented with ascending cholangitis at a mean age of 6 years. Thirteen patients had a type 1 CC, one patient had a type 3 CC, and two had type 4 CC...
  61. Urbach D, Stukel T. Rate of elective cholecystectomy and the incidence of severe gallstone disease. CMAJ. 2005;172:1015-9 pubmed
    ..We sought to determine whether this increase has resulted in a reduction in the incidence of severe complications of gallstone disease...
  62. Sebastián J, Resa J, Peña E, Blas J, Ceña G, Fatás J. Laparoscopically assisted ERCP in a case of acute cholangitis in a patient with biliopancreatic diversion with distal gastric preservation. Obes Surg. 2009;19:250-2 pubmed publisher
    ..We present a case of acute cholangitis due to choledocholithiasis in a patient with BPDGP for morbid obesity successfully managed by laparoscopy-..
  63. Song M, Jun D, Kim S, Lee H, Jo Y, Park Y. Recurrent duodenal ulcer and cholangitis associated with ectopic opening of bile duct in the duodenal bulb. Gastrointest Endosc. 2007;65:324-5; discussion 325 pubmed
  64. van Erpecum K. Gallstone disease. Complications of bile-duct stones: Acute cholangitis and pancreatitis. Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2006;20:1139-52 pubmed
    ..Gallstone prevalence is higher in the elderly and in women. Acute cholangitis and pancreatitis are the most serious complications of gallstones, with considerable morbidity and mortality...
  65. Fickert P, Fuchsbichler A, Marschall H, Wagner M, Zollner G, Krause R, et al. Lithocholic acid feeding induces segmental bile duct obstruction and destructive cholangitis in mice. Am J Pathol. 2006;168:410-22 pubmed
    ..As expected LCA feeding led to bile infarcts, which were followed by a destructive cholangitis with activation and proliferation of periductal myofibroblasts...