biliary tract diseases

Summary

Summary: Diseases in any part of the BILIARY TRACT including the BILE DUCTS and the GALLBLADDER.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Postprocedure radiologist's interpretation of ERCP x-ray films: a prospective outcomes study
    Steve Kucera
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:79-83. 2007
  2. ncbi [Endoscopic management of biliary complications after liver transplantation]
    Christopher J Carlson
    University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Rev Gastroenterol Mex 70:107-20. 2005
  3. ncbi Laboratory diagnosis and nonoperative management of biliary complications in living donor liver transplant patients
    Mukund Venu
    Digestive Disease and Nutrition, Hepatology, and Transplantation, University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:501-6. 2007
  4. ncbi Biliary complications after a right-lobe living donor liver transplantation
    Shujiro Yazumi
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoinkawara cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 40:861-5. 2005
  5. ncbi Efficacy of endoscopic and percutaneous treatments for biliary complications after cadaveric and living donor liver transplantation
    Ju Sang Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, General Surgery, and Interventional Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:78-85. 2003
  6. doi Covered metal stents for the treatment of biliary complications after orthotopic liver transplantation
    F García-Pajares
    Gastroenterology Service, Liver Transplantation Unit, Rio Hortega Hospital, Valladolid, Spain
    Transplant Proc 42:2966-9. 2010
  7. ncbi Efficacy and safety of fully covered self-expandable metallic stents in biliary complications after liver transplantation: a preliminary study
    Mario Traina
    Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Advanced Specialized Therapies University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Palermo, Italy
    Liver Transpl 15:1493-8. 2009
  8. doi Incidence of and risk factors for ischemic-type biliary lesions following orthotopic liver transplantation
    Christoph Heidenhain
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow, University Medicine Berlin Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, Germany
    Transpl Int 23:14-22. 2010
  9. doi Hospital volume as a predictor for undergoing cholecystectomy after admission for acute biliary pancreatitis
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pancreas 39:e42-7. 2010
  10. ncbi Intentional retrieval of viabil stent-grafts from the biliary system
    Michael D Kuo
    Department of Radiology, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:389-97. 2006

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  1. ncbi Postprocedure radiologist's interpretation of ERCP x-ray films: a prospective outcomes study
    Steve Kucera
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:79-83. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi [Endoscopic management of biliary complications after liver transplantation]
    Christopher J Carlson
    University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Rev Gastroenterol Mex 70:107-20. 2005
    ..The results of endoscopic management of these strictures is also described in detail and should be of interest to therapeutic endoscopists, liver transplant physicians, transplant surgeons and therapeutic endoscopists...
  3. ncbi Laboratory diagnosis and nonoperative management of biliary complications in living donor liver transplant patients
    Mukund Venu
    Digestive Disease and Nutrition, Hepatology, and Transplantation, University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:501-6. 2007
    ..Information regarding biochemical abnormalities helpful for the diagnosis and the nonoperative management of such complications are limited...
  4. ncbi Biliary complications after a right-lobe living donor liver transplantation
    Shujiro Yazumi
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoinkawara cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 40:861-5. 2005
    ..In this review, we describe various aspects of biliary complications occurring in RL-LDLT and their treatment...
  5. ncbi Efficacy of endoscopic and percutaneous treatments for biliary complications after cadaveric and living donor liver transplantation
    Ju Sang Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, General Surgery, and Interventional Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:78-85. 2003
    ..However, the efficacy of these treatments has not yet been clarified, especially for complications occurring after living donor liver transplantation...
  6. doi Covered metal stents for the treatment of biliary complications after orthotopic liver transplantation
    F García-Pajares
    Gastroenterology Service, Liver Transplantation Unit, Rio Hortega Hospital, Valladolid, Spain
    Transplant Proc 42:2966-9. 2010
    ..Covered self-expandable metal stents (CSEMSs) may be an alternative to the current endoscopic standard treatment with periodic plastic stent replacement...
  7. ncbi Efficacy and safety of fully covered self-expandable metallic stents in biliary complications after liver transplantation: a preliminary study
    Mario Traina
    Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Advanced Specialized Therapies University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Palermo, Italy
    Liver Transpl 15:1493-8. 2009
    ..A cost analysis should be performed in order to evaluate whether to treat transplanted patients suffering from biliary complications with covered self-expandable metallic stent placement as first-line therapy...
  8. doi Incidence of and risk factors for ischemic-type biliary lesions following orthotopic liver transplantation
    Christoph Heidenhain
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow, University Medicine Berlin Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, Germany
    Transpl Int 23:14-22. 2010
    ..We further advocate that all organ procurement teams perform pressure perfusion on harvested organs...
  9. doi Hospital volume as a predictor for undergoing cholecystectomy after admission for acute biliary pancreatitis
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pancreas 39:e42-7. 2010
    ..We explored whether admission volumes for cholecystectomy (CCY) and pancreatitis were associated with receiving CCY after hospitalization for acute biliary pancreatitis (ABP)...
  10. ncbi Intentional retrieval of viabil stent-grafts from the biliary system
    Michael D Kuo
    Department of Radiology, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:389-97. 2006
    ..There were no complications resulting from stent-graft retrieval. Intentional removal of Viabil stent-grafts is technically feasible. Further study is necessary to establish its potential role in the management of biliary disease...
  11. ncbi Anchoring flap versus flared end, fully covered self-expandable metal stents to prevent migration in patients with benign biliary strictures: a multicenter, prospective, comparative pilot study (with videos)
    Do Hyun Park
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 73:64-70. 2011
    ..However, the major limitations of FCSEMSs are frequent migration and removal complications...
  12. ncbi Cytomegalovirus infection and development of biliary complications after liver transplantation
    Leena Halme
    Transplantation and Liver Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital and Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland
    Transplantation 75:1853-8. 2003
    ..Gastroduodenal and biliary complications were prospectively evaluated in 100 consecutive liver transplant patients in whom CMV was monitored during the first posttransplant year...
  13. doi Expandable metal stents for benign biliary disease
    Mihir R Bakhru
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Virginia, PO Box 800708, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 21:447-62, viii. 2011
    ..This article reviews the currently published experience on SEMS and attempts to define their current role in the treatment of benign biliary diseases...
  14. doi Fully covered self-expandable metallic stents in the management of complex biliary leaks: preliminary data - a case series
    A Y Wang
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Endoscopy 41:781-6. 2009
    ..Overall, temporary placement of CSEMS is efficacious atresolving bile leaks. CSEMS are less prone to migration, but are associated with ulcerations, de novo choledocholithiasis, and strictures...
  15. ncbi Time-limited fluoroscopy to reduce radiation exposure during ERCP: a prospective randomized trial
    Lance T Uradomo
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:84-9. 2007
    ..Measures should be used to limit radiation exposure of the staff and patients during ERCP...
  16. doi Covered self-expandable metal stents for benign biliary tract diseases
    Todd H Baron
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 27:262-7. 2011
    ..Advantages include small predeployment and large postexpansion diameters. Lack of imbedding of the metal into the bile duct wall enables removability...
  17. ncbi Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is safe and effective in patients 90 years of age and older
    Robert Michael Stephen Mitchell
    Department of Gastroenterology, Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Glenshane Road, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
    J Clin Gastroenterol 36:72-4. 2003
    ..To review our experience of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in patients 90 years and older...
  18. ncbi Randomized clinical trial of routine on-table cholangiography during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    O A Khan
    Department of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth BH7 7DW, UK
    Br J Surg 98:362-7. 2011
    ..A randomized clinical trial was undertaken to assess the utility of routine on-table cholangiography (OTC) during laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallstone disease...
  19. doi Biliary complications after liver transplantation: an 18-year single-center experience
    Te I Chang
    Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 110:183-9. 2011
    ..Biliary complications remain a major weakness of liver transplantation. The purpose of this retrospective study was to determine risk factors associated with biliary complications after liver transplantation, and how they were managed...
  20. doi Evolution of biliary complications after liver transplantation: a single European series
    A Gantxegi
    HBP Surgery and Transplants Department, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Transplant Proc 43:745-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the evolution of biliary complications over 20 years among adult patients undergoing liver transplantation (OLT) at our institution...
  21. doi Benign biliary strictures: a current comprehensive clinical and imaging review
    Alampady Krishna Prasad Shanbhogue
    Department of Radiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:W295-306. 2011
    ..We describe the salient clinical and imaging manifestations of benign biliary strictures that will help radiologists to accurately diagnose these entities...
  22. ncbi Biliary cryptococcosis in a child: MR imaging findings
    Chandan Jyoti Das
    Department of Radiology, All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, India
    Pediatr Radiol 36:877-80. 2006
    ..We describe the MR imaging appearance of a rare case of disseminated cryptococcosis in an immunocompetent child in whom the clinical presentation was dominated by biliary and lymph nodal involvement...
  23. ncbi Endoscopic argon plasma trimming of biliary and gastrointestinal metallic stents
    G Vanbiervliet
    Hépatogastroentérologie, Hôpital L Archet 2, Nice, France
    Endoscopy 37:434-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and efficiency of plasma argon trimming of gastrointestinal and biliary metallic stents...
  24. ncbi Characteristics of delayed hemorrhage after endoscopic sphincterotomy
    Kyeong Ok Kim
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Yeungnam University College of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:532-8. 2010
    ..Although most hemorrhage occurs immediately after EST, delayed hemorrhage may occur, even several days after EST. We analyzed the incidence, clinical features, treatment and risk factors for delayed hemorrhage following EST...
  25. ncbi Endoscopic management of occluded biliary Wallstents: a cancer center experience
    Jack Thomas Bueno
    Current affiliations Gastroenterology and Nutrition Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York, New York 10021, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 58:879-84. 2003
    ..Unfortunately, these stents tend to occlude with time. Optimal management of an occluded self-expandable metallic stent remains to be determined...
  26. ncbi Endoscopic removal of biliary self-expandable metallic stents: a prospective study
    H P Shin
    Department of Internal Medicine, East West Neo Medical Center, Kyung Hee University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Endoscopy 38:1250-5. 2006
    ..We attempted the endoscopic removal of malfunctioning SEMSs. The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and safety of the endoscopic removal of SEMSs by comparing the results between removal of covered and uncovered SEMSs...
  27. ncbi Liver involvement in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT)
    Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine and VA CT Healthcare System, 333 Cedar Street 1080 LMP, P O Box 208019, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Hepatol 46:499-507. 2007
    ..Papers were considered if they were published in English and if they included specific cases that were sufficiently described...
  28. ncbi Vascular and biliary complications after liver transplantation: interventional treatment
    Li Jiang
    Department of Radiology, First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat sen University of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou 510080, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 115:1679-82. 2002
    ..To evaluate the value of angiography and cholangiography on the diagnosis and interventional treatment of vascular and biliary complications after liver transplantation...
  29. doi Genetics of biliary tract diseases: new insights into gallstone disease and biliary tract cancers
    Aksana Höblinger
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Bonn, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 24:363-71. 2008
    ..Here we summarize the current knowledge of genetic factors that contribute to common biliary diseases, focusing on gallstones and carcinogenesis, and review the recent association studies...
  30. ncbi Current management of biliary strictures
    Jennifer G Hall
    Department of General Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:1098-110. 2004
  31. doi Partially covered self-expandable metallic stents for benign biliary strictures due to chronic pancreatitis
    B Behm
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Endoscopy 41:547-51. 2009
    ..We evaluated the temporary placement of partially covered self-expandable metallic stents (PCMS) in patients with BBS due to chronic pancreatitis...
  32. pmc A bile based study of Clonorchis sinensis infections in patients with biliary tract diseases in Ulsan, Korea
    Kwang Ro Joo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kyung Hee University Hospital, 1 Hoigi dong, Dongdaemoon gu, Seoul 130 702, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 46:794-8. 2005
    ..We evaluated the infection states of CS in patients with biliary tract diseases using a bile sample...
  33. pmc Biliary complications after liver transplantation from donation after cardiac death donors: an analysis of risk factors and long-term outcomes from a single center
    David P Foley
    Division of Organ Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, 53792, USA
    Ann Surg 253:817-25. 2011
    ..This study evaluates the long-term outcomes, biliary complication rates, and risk factors for biliary complications after liver transplantation from "donation after cardiac death" (DCD) donors...
  34. ncbi Significance of bile leaks complicating conservative surgery for liver hydatidosis
    George Skroubis
    Department of Surgery, University of Patras, Rion University Hospital, 26500 Patras, Greece
    World J Surg 26:704-8. 2002
    ..Bile leakage, representing a significant complication following conservative operations for hepatic hydatidosis, can be effectively treated conservatively or endoscopically, not justifying more aggressive surgical approaches...
  35. ncbi Biliary complications following liver transplantation in the model for end-stage liver disease era: effect of donor, recipient, and technical factors
    Theodore H Welling
    Division of Transplantation, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Liver Transpl 14:73-80. 2008
    ..Donor, recipient, and technical factors appear to differentially affect the incidence of anastomotic biliary complications, with warm ischemia, use of HTK, and use of a stent emerging as the most important variables...
  36. ncbi Biliary complications after hydatid liver surgery: incidence and risk factors
    Cuneyt Kayaalp
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:706-12. 2002
    ....
  37. doi Biliary tract complications after orthotopic liver transplantation: still the "Achilles heel"?
    A Perrakis
    Surgical Department, University of Erlangen, Nuremberg, Germany
    Transplant Proc 42:4154-7. 2010
    ..The treatment after HJS is still primarily surgical. Percutaneous transhepatic approaches should be avoided. Creation of an inspection stoma to allow endoscopic access is an option...
  38. ncbi Long-term outcome in patients with benign biliary strictures treated endoscopically with multiple stents
    Peter Draganov
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:680-6. 2002
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate the long-term outcome (bile duct patency, complications) of this therapy and to identify predictors of a good outcome...
  39. ncbi Late surgical complications following liver transplantation
    Paige M Porrett
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Liver Transpl 15:S12-8. 2009
    ..5. Recipients of living related liver transplantation and donation after cardiac death allografts are at the highest risk for biliary and vascular complications late after transplantation...
  40. ncbi Liver disease in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    G Garcia-Tsao
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    N Engl J Med 343:931-6. 2000
    ..Liver involvement in patients with this disease has not been fully characterized...
  41. ncbi Pediatric liver transplantation: a pictorial essay of early and late complications
    Teresa Berrocal
    Department of Radiology, Division of Pediatric Radiology, University Hospital La Paz, Paseo de la Castellana 263, 28046 Madrid, Spain
    Radiographics 26:1187-209. 2006
    ..Familiarity with and early recognition of the imaging appearances of the various postoperative complications of pediatric liver transplantation are crucial for graft and patient survival...
  42. ncbi Effectiveness of endoscopic treatment modalities in complicated hepatic hydatid disease after surgical intervention
    - Saritas U
    Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Endoscopy 33:858-63. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of endoscopic treatment modalities in hydatid cyst patients with biliary complications who had previously undergone surgery...
  43. ncbi The incidence and case-fatality rates of acute biliary, alcoholic, and idiopathic pancreatitis in California, 1994-2001
    Charles F Frey
    Department of Surgery, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Pancreas 33:336-44. 2006
    ..To better define the epidemiology of acute pancreatitis in a racially diverse population...
  44. ncbi Biliary ascariasis: a review
    Omar Javed Shah
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    World J Surg 30:1500-6. 2006
    ....
  45. ncbi Safety of ERCP during pregnancy
    T C K Tham
    Division of Gastroenterology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:308-11. 2003
    ..There are few data in the literature regarding the indications, therapy, and safety of endoscopic management of pancreatico-biliary disorders during pregnancy. We report the largest single center experience with ERCP in pregnancy...
  46. pmc Hepatolithiasis with biliary ascariasis--a case report
    K S Pilankar
    Department of Pathology, B Y L Nair Charitable Hospital and T N Medical College, Mumbai, India
    BMC Gastroenterol 3:35. 2003
    ..Biliary ascariasis is regarded as possible etiological factor for hepatolithiasis. Here we report one case of a patient with hepatolithiasis with biliary ascariasis who developed a liver abscess, which was treated with partial hepatectomy...
  47. ncbi Medical versus surgical management of biliary tract disease in pregnancy
    Erika J Lu
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 533 Parnassus Avenue, Room U 372, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    Am J Surg 188:755-9. 2004
    ..The management of symptomatic cholelithiasis during pregnancy remains controversial. We compared outcomes after medical versus surgical management of biliary tract disease in pregnant patients...
  48. ncbi Presentation and endoscopic management of biliary ascariasis
    Shahinul Alam
    Department of Hepatology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:631-5. 2007
    ..This should be kept in mind in the management of an acute abdomen, especially in tropical countries. Endoscopic extraction is a safe and effective procedure for the treatment of HPA...
  49. ncbi Management of biliary tract disease during pregnancy: a decision analysis
    Eric B Jelin
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:54-60. 2008
    ..Although laparoscopic cholecystectomy can be performed safely during pregnancy, the timing and indications for this surgical intervention have not been firmly established...
  50. ncbi Intrahepatic bile duct rupture of hydatid cyst: a severe complication for the patient
    M Stamatakos
    2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 102:257-62. 2007
    ..Intrabiliary rupture, although rare, carries severe health risks; timely diagnosis and appropriate management of this entity are vital for the patient's survival...
  51. ncbi Management of biliary ascariasis in pregnancy
    Omar Javed Shah
    Department of General Surgery, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    World J Surg 29:1294-8. 2005
    ..Though ascariasis is a problem in developing countries, because of increased travel and population migration, clinicians elsewhere should be aware of the problems associated with ascariasis...
  52. ncbi Impact of recipient age on outcome of ABO-incompatible living-donor liver transplantation
    Hiroto Egawa
    Department of Transplantation Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Transplantation 77:403-11. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the outcome of liver transplants performed with ABO-incompatible living-donor livers and to detect risk factors for development of complications...
  53. ncbi Trypsinogen-1, -2 and tumour-associated trypsin-inhibitor in bile and biliary tract tissues from patients with biliary tract diseases and pancreatic carcinomas
    J Hedstrom
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 61:111-8. 2001
    ..At least part of the trypsinogen-2 and TATI found in bile appears to be derived from the biliary epithelium itself...
  54. pmc Complications of right lobe living donor liver transplantation
    James W Marsh
    Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Montefiore, 3459 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Hepatol 51:715-24. 2009
    ..Our aims were to ensure full disclosure to donors and recipients of the risks and benefits of this procedure in a large University center and to help explain reporting inconsistencies...
  55. ncbi Serum antibodies to enterohepatic Helicobacter spp. in patients with chronic liver diseases and in a population with high prevalence of H. pylori infection
    T Vorobjova
    Department of Immunology, Centre of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Institute of General and Molecular Pathology, University of Tartu, Ravila 19, 51014 Tartu, Estonia
    Dig Liver Dis 38:171-6. 2006
    Enteric Helicobacter species might be a risk factor for chronic liver and biliary tract diseases.
  56. ncbi [Hepatobiliary ascaridiasis in childhood: echographic diagnosis]
    F Bellini
    Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Universita di Milano
    Radiol Med 83:619-21. 1992
    ..Microscopic sections of hepatic tissue show inflammatory infiltration around the Ascaris eggs. Emergency surgery is sometimes to be performed. The value of US, as we assessed it, has been already stressed by other authors...
  57. ncbi [Diagnostic usefulness of intradermal test for clonorchiasis in patients with pancreatobiliary diseases]
    Kwang Ro Joo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 42:232-6. 2003
    ..It is believed that bile examination is the most precise method for detecting eggs. We evaluated diagnostic usefulness of intradermal test (IDT) by comparing it with the result of bile examination...
  58. ncbi Biliary and pancreatic stents
    Lehel Somogyi
    Gastrointest Endosc 63:910-9. 2006
  59. ncbi Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in the elderly: a prospective and comparative study
    Seyfettin Koklu
    Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Age Ageing 34:572-7. 2005
    ..In this study we aimed to compare the utility and safety of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in elderly and younger groups of people...
  60. pmc Helicobacter pylori and other Helicobacter species DNA in human bile samples from patients with various hepato-biliary diseases
    Santosh K Tiwari
    Centre for Liver Research and Diagnostics, Deccan College of Medical Sciences and Allied Hospitals Kanchanbagh, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, 500 058, India
    World J Gastroenterol 12:2181-6. 2006
    ....
  61. doi Comparison of safety and efficacy of ERCP performed with the patient in supine and prone positions
    Lincoln E V V C Ferreira
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:1037-43. 2008
    ..ERCP is usually performed with the patient in the prone position. Little data exist on ERCP in the supine position, which is considered unsafe in nonintubated patients...
  62. ncbi MRCP of congenital pancreaticobiliary malformation
    T Kamisawa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Metropolitan Komagome Hospital, Tokyo 113 8677, Japan
    Abdom Imaging 32:129-33. 2007
    ..We compared the accuracy of conventional MRCP and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in making the diagnosis of congenital pancreaticobiliary malformations...
  63. ncbi Endoscopic management of biliary complications after orthotopic liver transplantation
    Yun Sheng Qin
    Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 5:39-42. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to summarize the endoscopic diagnosis and management of biliary complications after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT)...
  64. ncbi ERCP topics
    G G Ginsberg
    Endoscopic Services, Gastroenterology Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Endoscopy 37:1089-93. 2005
  65. ncbi Interventional EUS: difficult pancreaticobiliary access
    M Giovannini
    Endoscopic Unit, Paoli Calmettes Institute 232 Bd St Marguerite, 13273 Marseille Cedex 9 France
    Endoscopy 38:S93-5. 2006
  66. ncbi Magnetic resonance cholangiography of biliary strictures after liver transplantation: a prospective double-blind study
    Mary T Kitazono
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 25:1168-73. 2007
    ..To compare magnetic resonance cholangiography (MRC) with endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERC) in quantitatively evaluating biliary strictures in liver transplant recipients...
  67. ncbi What to do when endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography fails? Personal experience
    F Pisello
    University of Palermo, Section of General and Thoracic Surgery
    G Chir 29:106-9. 2008
    ..Endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography failure is a rare and some dramatic reality too for the management of bilio-pancreatic tract disorders and in these cases it needs to utilize others operative technique...
  68. ncbi Sublingual L-hyoscyamine for duodenal antimotility during ERCP: a prospective randomized double-blinded study
    Christopher R Lynch
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:748-52. 2007
    ..ERCP is often made difficult by duodenal motility. Glucagon is typically used to inhibit this motility. L-hyoscyamine is an antimuscarinic, anticholinergic agent shown to be a feasible intravenous alternative to glucagon...
  69. ncbi Efficacy of ERCP in infancy and childhood
    K Reinshagen
    Kinderchirurgische Klinik, Fakultät für Klinische Medizin Mannheim der Universität Heidelberg, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 219:271-6. 2007
    ..Because of its inherent risks we analysed our series in an attempt to better define the diagnostic and therapeutic roles of ERCP and its effectiveness in children...
  70. ncbi "MR cholangiopancreatography using HASTE (half-Fourier acquisition single-shot turbo spin-echo) sequences"--a commentary
    Jorge A Soto
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, 88 E Newton St, H 2, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:5-6. 2007
  71. ncbi Results of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in the treatment of biliary tract complications after orthotopic liver transplantation: our experience
    Luigi Solmi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Policlinic Hospital Sant Orsola Malpighi, Bologna
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1004-8. 2007
    ..Biliary tract complications are a common cause of morbidity and mortality after orthotopic liver transplantation. We report our experience in the use of ERCP in the treatment of post liver transplantation biliary complications...
  72. doi ERCP as an outpatient treatment: a review
    Suzanne M Jeurnink
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:118-23. 2008
    ..ERCP on an outpatient basis could be as safe as on an inpatient basis and may also reduce medical costs...
  73. ncbi Prophylaxis of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis by an endoscopic pancreatic spontaneous dislodgement stent
    Atsushi Sofuni
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tokyo Medical University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:1339-46. 2007
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled multicenter study to evaluate whether placement of a temporary pancreatic stent designed for spontaneous dislodgement prevents post-ERCP pancreatitis...
  74. ncbi [State of the art in therapeutic biliary endoscopy]
    Guido Costamagna
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Catholic University, Roma, Italia
    Rev Gastroenterol Mex 70:63-82. 2005
    ....
  75. pmc Intraductal biliary and pancreatic endoscopy: an expanding scope of possibility
    Joel R Judah
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0214, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 14:3129-36. 2008
    ..In this review of intraductal endoscopy, we describe in detail the various endoscopic platforms and their diagnostic and clinical applications...
  76. ncbi Endoscopic ultrasound of the upper gastrointestinal tract and mediastinum: diagnosis and therapy
    Priyajit Prasad
    Digestive Disease Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 29:947-57. 2006
    ..Emerging investigational techniques include EUS-guided enteric anastomosis formation and fine-needle injection therapy for malignant disease...
  77. ncbi Highly resolved free-breathing magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography in the diagnostic workup of pancreaticobiliary diseases in infants and young children--initial experiences
    Juergen F Schaefer
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Tuebingen, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1645-51. 2006
    ..The study aimed to investigate the new technology of the MRCP in infants with suspected pancreaticobiliary diseases...
  78. ncbi [Difficult ERCP: a problem with many solutions]
    Emmanuel Ben Soussan
    Clinique de l Alma, 166 rue de l Université, 75007 Paris
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 30:943-7. 2006
  79. ncbi [Technical difficulties in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography depending on scale of difficulty and types of procedures]
    Jałocha Łukasz
    Wojskowy Instytut Medyczny w Warszawie, Klinika Gastroenterologii CSK MON
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 22:492-4. 2007
    ..Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopncreatography is a challenging procedure but its curative potential is essential in treating some of the digestive tract diseases...
  80. ncbi Pancreaticobiliary tuberculosis diagnosed by endoscopic brushings
    Atul Sachdev
    Department of Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    JOP 7:665-9. 2006
    ..Diagnosis is by demonstration of caseation necrosis or the presence of acid-fast bacilli on Ziehl Neelson staining in the aspirated or biopsied specimen...
  81. doi A comparative study of standard ERCP catheter and hydrophilic guide wire in the selective cannulation of the common bile duct
    P Katsinelos
    Department of Endoscopy and Motility Unit, Central Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Endoscopy 40:302-7. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare standard ERCP catheter and hydrophilic guide wire (HGW) in the selective cannulation of the CBD...
  82. ncbi Endoscopic ultrasound and percutaneous access for endoscopic biliary and pancreatic drainage after initially failed ERCP
    Kapil Gupta
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Hennepin County Medical Center and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Rev Gastroenterol Disord 7:22-37. 2007
    ..This article reviews the nonsurgical methods for accessing the biliary and pancreatic ducts after failure of ERCP as well as the current status and possible future applications of EUS-assisted drainage techniques...
  83. ncbi Endoscopic retrogade cholangiopancreatography is safe and effective method for diagnosis and treatment of biliary and pancreatic disorders in octogenarians
    K C Thomopoulos
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 70:199-202. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of ERCP in very old patients (octogenarians)...
  84. ncbi Therapeutic biliary endoscopy
    E L Fogel
    Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Endoscopy 37:139-45. 2005
    ..These topics are reviewed here...
  85. ncbi Biliary tract complications after orthotopic liver transplantation in adult patients
    A Fleck
    Liver Transplant Unit, Hospital São Francisco, Santa Casa Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Transplant Proc 34:519-20. 2002
  86. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of endoscopic ultrasonography, magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in patients suspected of pancreaticobiliary disease
    A P Ainsworth
    Dept of Surgery and Radiology, Vejle Hospital, Denmark
    Scand J Gastroenterol 39:579-83. 2004
    ..It is not known whether initial endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) or magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) is more cost effective than endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)...
  87. ncbi Diagnostic cholangiopancreatography
    R Schöfl
    Dept of Internal Medicine IV, St Elizabeth s Hospital, Linz, Austria
    Endoscopy 35:145-55. 2003
    ..Problems of training in ERCP have still not yet been resolved, due to the contradictions inherent in low case loads, the desire to offer a wide spectrum of training, and issues of quality assurance...
  88. ncbi Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in children and adolescents
    Patrick R Pfau
    Division of Gastroenterology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5066, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 35:619-23. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the indications, feasibility, safety, and effect on patient management of ERCP in pediatric patients of varying age...
  89. ncbi Innovative methods of biliary tract diagnosis: intraductal ultrasound and tissue acquisition
    Amitabh Chak
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 13:609-22. 2003
    ..Continued research into the design of the probes, which could improve durability and extend the depth of penetration, may promote more widespread use of this novel technology...
  90. ncbi Therapeutic biliary endoscopy
    M Mutignani
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Endoscopy 36:147-59. 2004
    ....
  91. ncbi Laparoscopic surgery of the liver and biliary tract
    Oscar Edgardo Brasesco
    Department of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Ft Lauderdale, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 12:91-100. 2002
    ..Among the lesions now managed with minimally invasive methods are simple cysts, polycystic liver disease, hydatid cysts, biliary stones, and benign solid tumors. Patient selection, surgical techniques, and outcomes are described...
  92. ncbi Helicobacter DNA in bile: correlation with hepato-biliary diseases
    C A Fallone
    Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, West Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 17:453-8. 2003
    ..Helicobacter has been identified in isolated cases of hepato-biliary diseases, but its role in the pathogenesis of these conditions remains unclear...
  93. ncbi Is there a difference in diagnostic accuracy and clinical impact between endoscopic ultrasonography and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography?
    A P Ainsworth
    Department of Surgery, Vejle Hospital, Vejle, Denmark
    Endoscopy 35:1029-32. 2003
    ..It is still unknown whether there is a difference in diagnostic accuracy and clinical impact between endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)...
  94. ncbi Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography topics
    E L Fogel
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Endoscopy 35:913-9. 2003
  95. ncbi Comparison of two dosing regimens of gabexate in the prophylaxis of post-ERCP pancreatitis
    Enzo Masci
    Servizio di Gastroenterologia ed Endoscopia Digestiva, Ospedale S Raffaele, Universita Vita e Salute, Milan, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2182-6. 2003
    ..5-h infusion of gabexate was as effective as a 13-h infusion, at the same concentration, for reducing the incidence of post-ERCP pancreatitis (primary endpoint) and pancreatic hyperenzymemia and pain (secondary endpoints)...
  96. ncbi Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    E Francois
    Dept of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 34:882-7. 2002
  97. ncbi A newly developed small-caliber videoduodenoscope for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in children
    Seiichi Kato
    Department of Pediatrics, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    J Clin Gastroenterol 37:173-6. 2003
    ..However, there have been no reports on a specially designed videoduodenoscope for pediatric ERCP...
  98. ncbi Prospective evaluation of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography in patients with biliary disease: comparative study with conventional ultrasonography and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography diagnostic algorithm
    S Pamos
    Department of Digestive Pathology, Hospital General Universitario, Valencia, Spain
    Dig Liver Dis 35:186-92. 2003
    ..Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography is an accurate technique that can replace invasive diagnostic methods of the biliary and pancreatic duct...
  99. ncbi Patterns of use of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in a Canadian province
    Robert J Hilsden
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 18:619-24. 2004
    ..Data on current endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) practice patterns drawn from large population-based samples are limited...
  100. ncbi The substitution of endoscopic ultrasonography for endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography: implications for service development and training
    Jose Sahel
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hopital Sainte Marguerite, Marseille, France
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:291-4. 2004
    ..Therefore, the choice between EUS, MRCP and ERCP will become simplified: MRCP as the first option for diagnosis, EUS in doubtful cases needing sampling for pathology and ERCP as a therapeutic alternative to some surgical procedures...
  101. ncbi The role of ERCP in management of biliary complications after liver transplantation
    J Spicak
    Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Praha, Czech Republic
    Ann Transplant 6:29-32. 2001
    ..This has changed and at present the incidence of this complications is lower. The authors present their own series and discuss the role of ERCP in the management of complications...

Research Grants111 found, 100 shown here

  1. LIVER REGENERATION IN MAN--EFFECTS ON ADJUVANT THERAPY
    Yuman Fong; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  2. Microecology-murine gut-initiation & progression of IBD
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..prior and subsequent to oral vaccination with Helicobacter spp. antigens and mucosal adjuvants, elucidate how these vaccine strategies influence microflora dynamics and impact gut cytokine responses. ..
  3. DEVELOPING AND IMPROVING INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL RESOURCES
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  4. BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH TRAINING FOR VETERINARY SCIENTISTS
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These students will spend a summer in the same research environment in which the postdoctoral fellows conduct their research. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Familial Barrett's Esophagus
    Amitabh Chak; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. A confocal endomicroscope for clinical research
    Michael H Nathanson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..disorders characterized by mucosal inflammation, and lymphangiogenesis in cholangiocarcinoma and in other biliary tract diseases. Scientific and administrative oversight for this new clinical research tool would be provided by an ..
  7. Mechanisms of Survival Signaling in Biliary Epithelia
    Tushar Patel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Cholangiocarcinomas, the most important neoplastic biliary tract diseases are incurable cancers that are increasing in incidence...
  8. BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH IN DIGESTIVE DISEASE
    Mark Donowitz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..3) Health outcomes studies of use of endoscopic ultrasound in biliary tract diseases. (4) NASH - causes and treatment...
  9. BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH IN DIGESTIVE DISEASE
    Mark Donowitz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..3) Health outcomes studies of use of endoscopic ultrasound in biliary tract diseases. (4) NASH - causes and treatment...
  10. BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH IN DIGESTIVE DISEASE
    Mark Donowitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..3) Health outcomes studies of use of endoscopic ultrasound in biliary tract diseases. (4) NASH - causes and treatment...
  11. BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH IN DIGESTIVE DISEASE
    Mark Donowitz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..3) Health outcomes studies of use of endoscopic ultrasound in biliary tract diseases. (4) NASH - causes and treatment...
  12. Planning Grant for SOD III Multicenter Trial
    Peter Cotton; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This trial will answer several of the important questions raised by the expert panel at the NIH State of the Science of ERCP Conference, held in January. ..
  13. Evaluating Predictors & Interventions in Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction (EPISOD)
    Peter Cotton; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  14. Evaluating Predictors & Interventions in Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction (EPISOD)
    Peter Cotton; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  15. CT Monitoring of Angiogenesis
    Benjamin Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  16. CT Monitoring of Angiogenesis
    Benjamin Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  17. CIRRHOSIS AND ITS COMPLICATIONS
    Guadalupe Garcia Tsao; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Renewal of the award will allow Dr. Garcia-Tsao to maintain both POR and her mentoring endeavors to their fullest extent so she can continue to make significant contributions in the field of chronic liver disease and its complications. ..
  18. CT Monitoring of Angiogenesis
    Benjamin Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  19. CT Monitoring of Angiogenesis
    Benjamin M Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  20. CIRRHOSIS AND ITS COMPLICATIONS
    Guadalupe Garcia Tsao; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Renewal of the award will allow Dr. Garcia-Tsao to maintain both POR and her mentoring endeavors to their fullest extent so she can continue to make significant contributions in the field of chronic liver disease and its complications. ..
  21. Dectection of occult mediastinal lymph node mestastases
    Michael Wallace; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In the R33 component of the grant application these criteria will be prospectively evaluated and correlated with clinical outcome in a second, larger cohort of patients. ..
  22. Randomized Trial of EUS Neurolysis in Pancreas Cancer
    Michael Wallace; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The primary outcome will be a reduction in pain at 1 month. Secondary outcomes will include the durability of pain control, quality of life, narcotic use and narcotic side effects. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Helicobacter induced hepatitis and tumorigenesis
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A more complete understanding of the etiopathogenesis of hepatobiliary disease and hepatocellular carcinoma is likely to result in new strategies for treatment and prevention of these important human diseases. ..
  24. IN VIVO PATHOGENESIS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  25. Improving Transfusion Practices Using Decision Support
    Jeffrey Rothschild; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will also examine whether improvements in appropriate transfusion ordering behavior among clinicians using decision support tools will be greater than improvements achieved by educational programs alone. ..
  26. 3D SONOELASTOGRAPHY IMAGING FOR PROSTATE CANCER
    Deborah Rubens; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Year 1: 25 patients) Aim 3: Apply the results of aims 1 and 2 to evaluate the clinical utility of in-vivo prostate cancer detection by sonoelastography. (Years 2-4: 90 patients) ..
  27. OBESITY, LEPTIN AND GALLSTONE PATHOGENESIS
    Henry Pitt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These studies should lead to unique strategies for gallstone prevention, which is the ultimate goal of this research. ..
  28. Helicobacter induced hepatitis and tumorigenesis
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..A more complete understanding of the etiopathogenesis of hepatobiliary disease and hepatocellular carcinoma is likely to result in new strategies for treatment and prevention of these important human diseases. ..
  29. MOLECULAR GENETICS OF HEREDITARY PANCREATITIS
    David Whitcomb; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The HP and familial pancreatitis studies are especially important because of the statistical power of family studies and the ability to detect modifier genes in a uniform background of susceptibility factors. ..
  30. IN VIVO PATHOGENESIS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..pylori pathogenesis and specifically evaluate the role of regulatory T cells in limiting H. pylori-induced gastric pathology. ..
  31. Peptides surface modification to prevent stent blockage
    Joseph Leung; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results may shed new lights in the prevention of chronic implanted medical device related infections and specifically in prolonging plastic stent patency. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Helicobacter induced hepatitis and tumorigenesis
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A more complete understanding of the etiopathogenesis of hepatobiliary disease and hepatocellular carcinoma is likely to result in new strategies for treatment and prevention of these important human diseases. ..
  33. North American Pancreatitis Study 2 (NAPS2)
    David Whitcomb; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results of these studies may result in the development new diagnostic tools that can be applied at the onset of symptoms, and rational therapy to prevent the development of those pancreatic diseases that we cannot currently cure. ..
  34. IN VIVO PATHOGENESIS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..pylori pathogenesis and specifically evaluate the role of regulatory T cells in limiting H. pylori-induced gastric pathology. ..
  35. Digestive Diseases Training Program
    David Whitcomb; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Postdoctoral graduates will be prepared to compete for independent funding and entry-level faculty positions in academic medicine [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. Familial Barrett's Esophagus
    Amitabh Chak; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. Data Coordinating Center for VEST and PREDICTS
    Stephen Hulley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  38. North American Pancreatitis Study 2 (NAPS2)
    David Whitcomb; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results of these studies may result in the development new diagnostic tools that can be applied at the onset of symptoms, and rational therapy to prevent the development of those pancreatic diseases that we cannot currently cure. ..
  39. UCSF: Clinical Research Careers Program (RMI)
    Stephen Hulley; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  40. MOLECULAR GENETICS OF HEREDITARY PANCREATITIS
    David Whitcomb; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The HP and familial pancreatitis studies are especially important because of the statistical power of family studies and the ability to detect modifier genes in a uniform background of susceptibility factors. ..
  41. MOLECULAR GENETICS OF HEREDITARY PANCREATITIS
    David Whitcomb; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The HP and familial pancreatitis studies are especially important because of the statistical power of family studies and the ability to detect modifier genes in a uniform background of susceptibility factors. ..
  42. INTERLEUKIN 6 AND HUMAN BILIARY EPITHELIAL PROLIFERATION
    Anthony Demetris; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. NAPS2 Continuation - Genome-Wide Association Study of Pancreatitis
    David Whitcomb; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Knowledge of the genetic basis of pancreatitis will lead to new treatments, and help remove the stigma that chronic pancreatitis is only a disease of drunkards. ..
  44. North American Pancreatitis Study 2 (NAPS2)
    David Whitcomb; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results of these studies may result in the development new diagnostic tools that can be applied at the onset of symptoms, and rational therapy to prevent the development of those pancreatic diseases that we cannot currently cure. ..
  45. Role of the Renin-Angiotensin System in the Regulation of Biliary Proliferation
    Shannon Glaser; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  46. MOLECULAR GENETICS OF HEREDITARY PANCREATITIS
    David Whitcomb; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Answering this question may provide insight into the pathophysiology of acute and chronic pancreatitis and identify targets for new therapies, and help identify individuals at risk through genetic testing. ..
  47. 3D SONOELASTOGRAPHY IMAGING FOR PROSTATE CANCER
    Deborah Rubens; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Comparisons will be made with specimen scans and pathology results as in Stage II. Successful verification of these postulates will permit significant improvement in prostate cancer detection and treatment. ..
  48. TRANSFERRIN, IRON DEFICIENCY, AND GALLSTONE PATHOGENESIS
    Henry Pitt; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..A series of human and prairie dog studies should confirm the proposed link between iron deficiency, biliary transferrin and cholesterol gallstones. ..
  49. Data Coordinating Center for VEST and PREDICTS
    Stephen Hulley; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  50. Helicobacter induced hepatitis and tumorigenesis
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A more complete understanding of the etiopathogenesis of hepatobiliary disease and hepatocellular carcinoma is likely to result in new strategies for treatment and prevention of these important human diseases. ..
  51. NAPS2 Continuation - Genome-Wide Association Study of Pancreatitis
    David C Whitcomb; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Knowledge of the genetic basis of pancreatitis will lead to new treatments, and help remove the stigma that chronic pancreatitis is only a disease of drunkards. ..
  52. NAPS2 Continuation - Genome-Wide Association Study of Pancreatitis
    David Whitcomb; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Knowledge of the genetic basis of pancreatitis will lead to new treatments, and help remove the stigma that chronic pancreatitis is only a disease of drunkards. ..
  53. 3D SONOELASTOGRAPHY IMAGING FOR PROSTATE CANCER
    Deborah Rubens; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Comparisons will be made with specimen scans and pathology results as in Stage II. Successful verification of these postulates will permit significant improvement in prostate cancer detection and treatment. ..
  54. IN VIVO PATHOGENESIS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  55. MOLECULAR GENETICS OF HEREDITARY PANCREATITIS
    David Whitcomb; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Answering this question may provide insight into the pathophysiology of acute and chronic pancreatitis and identify targets for new therapies, and help identify individuals at risk through genetic testing. ..
  56. Liver Regeneration in Man--Effects or Adjuvant Therapy
    Yuman Fong; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  57. Familial Barrett's Esophagus
    Amitabh Chak; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. Improving Transfusion Practices Using Decision Support
    Jeffrey Rothschild; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We will also examine whether improvements in appropriate transfusion ordering behavior among clinicians using decision support tools will be greater than improvements achieved by educational programs alone. ..
  59. HELIOBACTER INDUCED HEPATITIS AND TUMORIGENESIS
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..hepaticus at different stages of infection. ..
  60. MOLECULAR GENETICS OF HEREDITARY PANCREATITIS
    David Whitcomb; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Answering this question may provide insight into the pathophysiology of acute and chronic pancreatitis and identify targets for new therapies, and help identify individuals at risk through genetic testing. ..
  61. North American Pancreatitis Study 2 (NAPS2)
    David Whitcomb; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results of these studies may result in the development new diagnostic tools that can be applied at the onset of symptoms, and rational therapy to prevent the development of those pancreatic diseases that we cannot currently cure. ..
  62. Liver Regeneration in Man--Effects or Adjuvant Therapy
    Yuman Fong; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  63. INTERLEUKIN 6 AND HUMAN BILIARY EPITHELIAL PROLIFERATION
    Anthony Demetris; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  64. IN VIVO PATHOGENESIS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  65. IN VIVO PATHOGENESIS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..pylori pathogenesis and specifically evaluate the role of regulatory T cells in limiting H. pylori-induced gastric pathology. ..
  66. Role of the Renin-Angiotensin System in the Regulation of Biliary Proliferation
    SHANNON STROUD GLASER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  67. IN VIVO PATHOGENESIS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..pylori pathogenesis and specifically evaluate the role of regulatory T cells in limiting H. pylori-induced gastric pathology. ..
  68. Rapid Robust Pediatric MRI
    Shreyas S Vasanawala; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  69. HUS Pathogenesis & clinical Outcome in an in vivo model
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will use this model to study the pathogenesis of HUS and importantly to develop therapeutic regimens to prevent and treat EHEC disease. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  70. HUS Pathogenesis & clinical Outcome in an in vivo model
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will use this model to study the pathogenesis of HUS and importantly to develop therapeutic regimens to prevent and treat EHEC disease. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  71. IN VIVO PATHOGENESIS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Thirdly, the choice of virulence factors ot be tested in vivo will in part be determined by in vitro assays as well as screening H. pylori isogenic mutants in a mouse model, recently developed in our laboratory. ..
  72. BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH TRAINING FOR VETERINARY SCIENTISTS
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These students will spend a summer in the same research environment in which our post doctoral fellows conduct their research. ..
  73. Helicobacter induced hepatitis and tumorigenesis
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A more complete understanding of the etiopathogenesis of hepatobiliary disease and hepatocellular carcinoma is likely to result in new strategies for treatment and prevention of these important human diseases. ..
  74. Helicobacter induced hepatitis and tumorigenesis
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A more complete understanding of the etiopathogenesis of hepatobiliary disease and hepatocellular carcinoma is likely to result in new strategies for treatment and prevention of these important human diseases. ..
  75. Microecology-murine gut-initiation & progression of IBD
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..prior and subsequent to oral vaccination with Helicobacter spp. antigens and mucosal adjuvants, elucidate how these vaccine strategies influence microflora dynamics and impact gut cytokine responses. ..
  76. Liver Regeneration in Man--Effects or Adjuvant Therapy
    Yuman Fong; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  77. CLINICAL AND BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF 18F-FDG PET IN CANCER
    Yuman Fong; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  78. HELIOBACTER INDUCED HEPATITIS AND TUMORIGENESIS
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..hepaticus at different stages of infection. ..
  79. CLINICAL AND BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF 18F-FDG PET IN CANCER
    Yuman Fong; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..abstract_text> ..
  80. CLINICAL AND BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF 18F-FDG PET IN CANCER
    Yuman Fong; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..abstract_text> ..
  81. IN VIVO PATHOGENESIS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  82. Liver Regeneration in Man--Effects or Adjuvant Therapy
    Yuman Fong; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  83. Helicobacter induced hepatitis and tumorigenesis
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A more complete understanding of the etiopathogenesis of hepatobiliary disease and hepatocellular carcinoma is likely to result in new strategies for treatment and prevention of these important human diseases. ..
  84. Antiangiogenic therapy of pancreatic cancer
    Sareh Parangi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This unique combination will allow me to complete the first phase of my career development and progress on to independent research. ..
  85. HELIOBACTER INDUCED HEPATITIS AND TUMORIGENESIS
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..hepaticus at different stages of infection. ..
  86. IN VIVO PATHOGENESIS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..pylori pathogenesis and specifically evaluate the role of regulatory T cells in limiting H. pylori-induced gastric pathology. ..
  87. DEFECTIVE BILE ACID SYNTHESIS IN CHILDHOOD CONSTIPATION
    ALAN HOFMANN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results of this study should lead to clinical trials that test the efficacy of oral primary bile acids for constipation caused by defective bile acid biosynthesis. ..
  88. Helicobacter induced hepatitis and tumorigenesis
    James Fox; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A more complete understanding of the etiopathogenesis of hepatobiliary disease and hepatocellular carcinoma is likely to result in new strategies for treatment and prevention of these important human diseases. ..
  89. Evaluation of Biliary Strictures by IDUS, DIA, and FISH
    Michael Levy; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Significance: The study results have the potential to significantly improve the accurate diagnosis of biliary strictures. Earlier and more definitive diagnosis will translate into improved treatment options. ..