Genomes and Genes
biliary tract diseases
Summary: Diseases in any part of the BILIARY TRACT including the BILE DUCTS and the GALLBLADDER.
Publications219 found, 100 shown here
- Postprocedure radiologist's interpretation of ERCP x-ray films: a prospective outcomes studySteve 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....
- [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...
- Laboratory diagnosis and nonoperative management of biliary complications in living donor liver transplant patientsMukund 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...
- Outcome and early complications of ERCP: a prospective single center studyA Suissa
Department of Gastroenterology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
Hepatogastroenterology 52:352-5. 2005..The aim of the study was to prospectively evaluate the early outcome of ERCP when used essentially as a therapeutic tool...
- Efficacy of endoscopic and percutaneous treatments for biliary complications after cadaveric and living donor liver transplantationJu 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...
- Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is safe and effective in patients 90 years of age and olderRobert 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...
- Gadobenate dimeglumine-enhanced liver MRI as the sole preoperative imaging technique: a prospective study of living liver donorsSu Kyung An
Department of Radiology and Institute of Radiation Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28, Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 744, South Korea
AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:1223-33. 2006..The objective of our study was to determine whether gadobenate dimeglumine-enhanced MRI is practical as the sole preoperative imaging technique for the examination of living liver donors...
- Incidence of and risk factors for ischemic-type biliary lesions following orthotopic liver transplantationChristoph 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...
- CT and MR cholangiography: advantages and pitfalls in perioperative evaluation of biliary treeT Hyodo
Department of Radiology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka Sayama, Osaka, Japan
Br J Radiol 85:887-96. 2012..Understanding the characteristics of each type of cholangiography is important to ensure sufficient perioperative evaluation of the biliary system...
- Biliary complications after liver transplantation from donation after cardiac death donors: an analysis of risk factors and long-term outcomes from a single centerDavid 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...
- Time-limited fluoroscopy to reduce radiation exposure during ERCP: a prospective randomized trialLance 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...
- Functional MR cholangiography: diagnosis of functional abnormalities of the gallbladder and biliary treeLaura M Fayad
Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 601 N Wolfe St, JHOC 3171C, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1563-71. 2005..Our objective was to describe the technique and utility of functional MR cholangiography (fMRC) in the evaluation of the gallbladder and biliary tree...
- Intentional retrieval of viabil stent-grafts from the biliary systemMichael 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...
- Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance cholangiography using mangafodipir compared with standard T2W MRC sequences: a pictorial essayDeclan Sheppard
Department of Clinical Radiology, Ninewells Hospital, Tayside University Hospitals NHS Trust, Dundee, Scotland, UK
J Magn Reson Imaging 20:256-63. 2004....
- Contrast-enhanced MR cholangiography (MRCP) with GD-EOB-DTPA in evaluating biliary complications after surgeryL Salvolini
Radiologia Clinica, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Via Conca 71, Torrette di Ancona, 60126, Ancona, Italy
Radiol Med 117:354-68. 2012..We assessed the usefulness of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance cholangiography (CE-MRC) with liver-specific contrast agent in evaluating the biliary tree after hepatic surgery...
- Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y choledochojejunostomy for benign biliary diseaseHo Seong Han
Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Ewha Women s University, Seoul, Korea
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 14:80-4. 2004..All patients were free of symptoms during the follow-up period (27.5 months). Laparoscopic RYCJ may be a useful option, especially in the treatment of benign biliary disease...
- Cytomegalovirus infection and development of biliary complications after liver transplantationLeena 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...
- Hospital volume as a predictor for undergoing cholecystectomy after admission for acute biliary pancreatitisGeoffrey 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)...
- Functional magnetic resonance cholangiography (fMRC) of the gallbladder and biliary tree with contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance cholangiographyLaura M Fayad
The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
J Magn Reson Imaging 18:449-60. 2003..To determine the diagnostic performance of functional magnetic resonance cholangiography (fMRC) for the evaluation of anatomic and functional biliary disorders...
- Role of the laparoscopic approach to biliary bypass for benign and malignant biliary diseases: a systematic reviewZaher Toumi
Department of General Surgery, The Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Road, Oldham, OL1 2JH, UK
Surg Endosc 25:2105-16. 2011..The laparoscopic approach for biliary bypass surgery is a contemporary management option. This article reviews the evidence available for its role and effectiveness...
- Expandable metal stents for benign biliary diseaseMihir 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...
- Biliary complications after liver transplantation: an 18-year single-center experienceTe 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...
- Evolution of biliary complications after liver transplantation: a single European seriesA 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...
- Serum antibodies to enterohepatic Helicobacter spp. in patients with chronic liver diseases and in a population with high prevalence of H. pylori infectionT 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. 2006Enteric Helicobacter species might be a risk factor for chronic liver and biliary tract diseases.
- Covered metal stents for the treatment of biliary complications after orthotopic liver transplantationF 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...
- Fully covered self-expandable metallic stents in the management of complex biliary leaks: preliminary data - a case seriesA 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...
- Visualization of the biliary tract using gadobenate dimeglumine: preliminary findingsFatma Bilge Ergen
Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
J Comput Assist Tomogr 32:54-60. 2008..To compare contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance (MR) cholangiography (CE-MRC) performed with gadobenate dimeglumine with T2-weighted MRC (T2-MRC) for visualization of the bile ducts in nondilated biliary systems...
- 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...
- Randomized clinical trial of routine on-table cholangiography during laparoscopic cholecystectomyO 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...
- Efficacy and safety of fully covered self-expandable metallic stents in biliary complications after liver transplantation: a preliminary studyMario 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...
- Trypsinogen-1, -2 and tumour-associated trypsin-inhibitor in bile and biliary tract tissues from patients with biliary tract diseases and pancreatic carcinomasJ 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...
- Impact of recipient age on outcome of ABO-incompatible living-donor liver transplantationHiroto 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...
- Partially covered self-expandable metallic stents for benign biliary strictures due to chronic pancreatitisB 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...
- A bile based study of Clonorchis sinensis infections in patients with biliary tract diseases in Ulsan, KoreaKwang 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...
- Biliary complications after hydatid liver surgery: incidence and risk factorsCuneyt Kayaalp
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
J Gastrointest Surg 6:706-12. 2002....
- Current management of biliary stricturesJennifer G Hall
Department of General Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 8:1098-110. 2004
- Significance of bile leaks complicating conservative surgery for liver hydatidosisGeorge 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...
- Genetics of biliary tract diseases: new insights into gallstone disease and biliary tract cancersAksana 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...
- Vascular and biliary complications after liver transplantation: interventional treatmentLi 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...
- 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...
- Liver disease in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasiaG 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...
- Late surgical complications following liver transplantationPaige 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...
- Pediatric liver transplantation: a pictorial essay of early and late complicationsTeresa 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...
- The incidence and case-fatality rates of acute biliary, alcoholic, and idiopathic pancreatitis in California, 1994-2001Charles 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...
- Safety of ERCP during pregnancyT 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...
- Management of biliary tract disease during pregnancy: a decision analysisEric 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...
- Medical versus surgical management of biliary tract disease in pregnancyErika 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...
- Presentation and endoscopic management of biliary ascariasisShahinul 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...
- Intrahepatic bile duct rupture of hydatid cyst: a severe complication for the patientM 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...
- Biliary ascariasis: a reviewOmar Javed Shah
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
World J Surg 30:1500-6. 2006....
- Characteristics of delayed hemorrhage after endoscopic sphincterotomyKyeong 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...
- Endoscopic removal of biliary self-expandable metallic stents: a prospective studyH 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...
- Management of biliary ascariasis in pregnancyOmar 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...
- Biliary complications following liver transplantation in the model for end-stage liver disease era: effect of donor, recipient, and technical factorsTheodore 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...
- Biliary cryptococcosis in a child: MR imaging findingsChandan 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...
- 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...
- Endoscopic argon plasma trimming of biliary and gastrointestinal metallic stentsG 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...
- Endoscopic management of occluded biliary Wallstents: a cancer center experienceJack 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...
- Benign biliary strictures: a current comprehensive clinical and imaging reviewAlampady 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...
- 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...
- Covered self-expandable metal stents for benign biliary tract diseasesTodd 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...
- Long-term outcome in patients with benign biliary strictures treated endoscopically with multiple stentsPeter 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...
- Hepatolithiasis with biliary ascariasis--a case reportK 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...
- Complications of right lobe living donor liver transplantationJames 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...
- [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...
- [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...
- Biliary and pancreatic stentsLehel Somogyi
Gastrointest Endosc 63:910-9. 2006
- Interventional EUS: difficult pancreaticobiliary accessM Giovannini
Endoscopic Unit, Paoli Calmettes Institute 232 Bd St Marguerite, 13273 Marseille Cedex 9 France
Endoscopy 38:S93-5. 2006
- The role of ERCP in management of biliary complications after liver transplantationJ 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...
- Therapeutic biliary endoscopyS K Shah
Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Department of Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
Endoscopy 34:43-53. 2002..However, although advances continue rapidly, several new questions have also arisen, paving the way for further research. Several studies during the last year have also focused attention on cost-effectiveness...
- A comparative study of standard ERCP catheter and hydrophilic guide wire in the selective cannulation of the common bile ductP 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...
- MRCP of congenital pancreaticobiliary malformationT 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...
- Biliary tract complications after orthotopic liver transplantation in adult patientsA Fleck
Liver Transplant Unit, Hospital São Francisco, Santa Casa Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Transplant Proc 34:519-20. 2002
- ERCP as an outpatient treatment: a reviewSuzanne 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...
- What to do when endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography fails? Personal experienceF 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...
- Laparoscopic surgery of the liver and biliary tractOscar 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...
- Intraductal biliary and pancreatic endoscopy: an expanding scope of possibilityJoel 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...
- Helicobacter pylori and other Helicobacter species DNA in human bile samples from patients with various hepato-biliary diseasesSantosh 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....
- Results of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in the treatment of biliary tract complications after orthotopic liver transplantation: our experienceLuigi 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...
- Endoscopic management of biliary complications after orthotopic liver transplantationYun 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)...
- Comparison of safety and efficacy of ERCP performed with the patient in supine and prone positionsLincoln 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...
- Endoscopic ultrasound of the upper gastrointestinal tract and mediastinum: diagnosis and therapyPriyajit 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...
- "MR cholangiopancreatography using HASTE (half-Fourier acquisition single-shot turbo spin-echo) sequences"--a commentaryJorge 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
- Magnetic resonance cholangiography of biliary strictures after liver transplantation: a prospective double-blind studyMary 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...
- [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...
- [State of the art in therapeutic biliary endoscopy]Guido Costamagna
Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Catholic University, Roma, Italia
Rev Gastroenterol Mex 70:63-82. 2005....
- Endoscopic ultrasound and percutaneous access for endoscopic biliary and pancreatic drainage after initially failed ERCPKapil 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...
- Endoscopic retrogade cholangiopancreatography is safe and effective method for diagnosis and treatment of biliary and pancreatic disorders in octogenariansK 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)...
- Efficacy of ERCP in infancy and childhoodK 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...
- ERCP topicsG G Ginsberg
Endoscopic Services, Gastroenterology Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Endoscopy 37:1089-93. 2005
- Sublingual L-hyoscyamine for duodenal antimotility during ERCP: a prospective randomized double-blinded studyChristopher 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...
- Prophylaxis of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis by an endoscopic pancreatic spontaneous dislodgement stentAtsushi 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...
- Pancreaticobiliary tuberculosis diagnosed by endoscopic brushingsAtul 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...
- [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
- Highly resolved free-breathing magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography in the diagnostic workup of pancreaticobiliary diseases in infants and young children--initial experiencesJuergen 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...
- Diagnostic ERCPT Ponchon
Department of Gastroenterology, Edouard Herriot Hospital, Lyons, France
Endoscopy 34:29-42. 2002
- 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)...
- Role of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in the diagnosis and treatment of biliary tract complications after orthotopic liver transplantationU Baccarani
Department of Surgery Transplantation, University of Udine, Italy
Dig Liver Dis 34:582-6. 2002..Biliary complications are a major drawback of liver transplantation...
- Therapeutic biliary endoscopyE L Fogel
Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
Endoscopy 37:139-45. 2005..These topics are reviewed here...
- Patterns of use of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in a Canadian provinceRobert 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...
- Diagnostic cholangiopancreatographyR 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...
- Microecology-murine gut-initiation & progression of IBDJames 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. ..
- DEVELOPING AND IMPROVING INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL RESOURCESJames Fox; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- CT Monitoring of AngiogenesisBenjamin M Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- A confocal endomicroscope for clinical researchMichael 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 ..
- Planning Grant for SOD III Multicenter TrialPeter 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. ..
- OBESITY, LEPTIN AND GALLSTONE PATHOGENESISHenry Pitt; Fiscal Year: 2005..These studies should lead to unique strategies for gallstone prevention, which is the ultimate goal of this research. ..
- Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Careers Program(RMI)Stephen Hulley; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Improving Transfusion Practices Using Decision SupportJeffrey Rothschild; Fiscal Year: 2004..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. ..
- CLINICAL RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAMStephen Hulley; Fiscal Year: 2004..The combination of the extraordinary resources of UCSF and partner institutions and the expanded curriculum will produce leading scientists for the new era of clinical investigation. ..
- 14th Internatinal Symposium on Inherited DiseasesDavid Whitcomb; Fiscal Year: 2004..The format, venue, and content are designed to maximize participation, education, translation and implementation of the key elements of the many new findings in the genetics of the pancreas. ..
- 3D Prostate Cancer Imaging Based on "Crawling Wave" ExcitationDeborah J Rubens; Fiscal Year: 2010..Successful development of the novel 3D crawling wave imaging technology will be readily applicable to ultrasound scanners and therefore can be widely disseminated. ..
- Dectection of occult mediastinal lymph node mestastasesMichael 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. ..
- Randomized Trial of EUS Neurolysis in Pancreas CancerMichael 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]..
- MOLECULAR GENETICS OF HEREDITARY PANCREATITISDavid 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. ..
- UCSF: Clinical Research Careers Program (RMI)Stephen Hulley; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Helicobacter induced hepatitis and tumorigenesisJames 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. ..
- Peptides surface modification to prevent stent blockageJoseph 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]..
- NAPS2 Continuation - Genome-Wide Association Study of PancreatitisDavid 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. ..
- 3D SONOELASTOGRAPHY IMAGING FOR PROSTATE CANCERDeborah 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) ..
- IN VIVO PATHOGENESIS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORIJames Fox; Fiscal Year: 2009..pylori pathogenesis and specifically evaluate the role of regulatory T cells in limiting H. pylori-induced gastric pathology. ..
- HUS Pathogenesis & clinical Outcome in an in vivo modelJames 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]..
- Antiangiogenic therapy of pancreatic cancerSareh 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. ..
- Liver Regeneration in Man--Effects or Adjuvant TherapyYuman Fong; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Evaluation of Biliary Strictures by IDUS, DIA, and FISHMichael 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. ..
- DEFECTIVE BILE ACID SYNTHESIS IN CHILDHOOD CONSTIPATIONALAN 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. ..
- CLINICAL AND BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF 18F-FDG PET IN CANCERYuman Fong; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- Role of the Renin-Angiotensin System in the Regulation of Biliary ProliferationSHANNON STROUD GLASER; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- INTERLEUKIN 6 AND HUMAN BILIARY EPITHELIAL PROLIFERATIONAnthony Demetris; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..