bile duct diseases

Summary

Summary: Diseases in any part of the ductal system of the BILIARY TRACT from the smallest BILE CANALICULI to the largest COMMON BILE DUCT.

Top Publications

  1. doi Fine needle aspiration using forward-viewing endoscopic ultrasonography
    M Kida
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kitasato University East Hospital, 2 1 1 Asamizodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Endoscopy 43:796-801. 2011
  2. ncbi Percutaneous management of bile duct strictures and injuries associated with laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a decade of experience
    Sanjay Misra
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:218-26. 2004
  3. doi Imaging features of ductal plate malformations in adults
    N Venkatanarasimha
    Department of Radiology, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK
    Clin Radiol 66:1086-93. 2011
  4. ncbi Is endoscopic balloon dilation for removal of bile duct stones associated with an increased risk for pancreatitis or a higher rate of hyperamylasemia?
    J J Bergman
    Dept of Gastroenterology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Endoscopy 33:416-20. 2001
  5. ncbi The cystic duct: normal anatomy and disease processes
    M A Turner
    Department of Radiology, Medical College of Virginia, 401 N 12th St, Box 980615 MCV Station, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Radiographics 21:3-22; questionnaire 288-94. 2001
  6. pmc Endoscopic balloon dilatation versus endoscopic sphincterotomy for the removal of bile duct stones: a prospective randomised trial
    P Vlavianos
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    Gut 52:1165-9. 2003
  7. doi Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma arising in multiple bile duct hamartomas: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Ai Min Xu
    Eastern Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:580-4. 2009
  8. ncbi Bile duct injuries associated with laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy: an 11-year experience in one institute
    Theodoros Diamantis
    First Surgical Department, Medical School, University of Athens, Laiko Hospital, 17 Aghiou Thoma Street, GR 115 27, Athens, Greece
    Surg Today 35:841-5. 2005
  9. ncbi The cholangiopathies: disorders of biliary epithelia
    Konstantinos N Lazaridis
    Centr for Basic Research in Digestive Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:1565-77. 2004
  10. ncbi Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography should no longer be used as a diagnostic test: the case against
    R Madhotra
    Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Liverpool University Hospitals, UK
    Dig Liver Dis 34:375-80. 2002

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  1. doi Fine needle aspiration using forward-viewing endoscopic ultrasonography
    M Kida
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kitasato University East Hospital, 2 1 1 Asamizodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Endoscopy 43:796-801. 2011
    ..We had the opportunity to use this forward-viewing echo endoscope and to study its clinical usefulness, mainly for diagnostic EUS-FNA...
  2. ncbi Percutaneous management of bile duct strictures and injuries associated with laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a decade of experience
    Sanjay Misra
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:218-26. 2004
    ..Definitive percutaneous management with balloon dilatation might be possible in select patients with intact biliary-enteric continuity, but longterm data are limited...
  3. doi Imaging features of ductal plate malformations in adults
    N Venkatanarasimha
    Department of Radiology, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK
    Clin Radiol 66:1086-93. 2011
    ..Accurate diagnosis of ductal plate malformations is important to direct appropriate clinical management and prevent misdiagnosis...
  4. ncbi Is endoscopic balloon dilation for removal of bile duct stones associated with an increased risk for pancreatitis or a higher rate of hyperamylasemia?
    J J Bergman
    Dept of Gastroenterology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Endoscopy 33:416-20. 2001
    ..We studied the rate of pancreatitis and asymptomatic hyperamylasemia after endoscopic balloon dilation (EBD) and endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST) for removal of bile duct stones...
  5. ncbi The cystic duct: normal anatomy and disease processes
    M A Turner
    Department of Radiology, Medical College of Virginia, 401 N 12th St, Box 980615 MCV Station, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Radiographics 21:3-22; questionnaire 288-94. 2001
    ..Familiarity with the imaging appearance of the normal cystic duct, its anatomic variants, and related disease processes facilitates accurate diagnosis and helps avoid misinterpretation...
  6. pmc Endoscopic balloon dilatation versus endoscopic sphincterotomy for the removal of bile duct stones: a prospective randomised trial
    P Vlavianos
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    Gut 52:1165-9. 2003
    ..Endoscopic balloon dilatation (EBD) of the sphincter of Oddi has been proposed as an alternative therapy with possible advantages, as compared with endoscopic sphincterotomy (ES), for removal of bile duct stones...
  7. doi Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma arising in multiple bile duct hamartomas: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Ai Min Xu
    Eastern Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:580-4. 2009
    ..Any other clinically detectable primary tumor was not found. These two neoplasms were interpreted as a cholangiocarcinoma arising in BDHs. This suggested BDHs might be a risk factor of development of cholangiocarcinoma...
  8. ncbi Bile duct injuries associated with laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy: an 11-year experience in one institute
    Theodoros Diamantis
    First Surgical Department, Medical School, University of Athens, Laiko Hospital, 17 Aghiou Thoma Street, GR 115 27, Athens, Greece
    Surg Today 35:841-5. 2005
    ..The aim of this retrospective single-institution study was to evaluate the real incidence of BDI during laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy (OC) in a tertiary academic center in Athens, Greece...
  9. ncbi The cholangiopathies: disorders of biliary epithelia
    Konstantinos N Lazaridis
    Centr for Basic Research in Digestive Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:1565-77. 2004
  10. ncbi Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography should no longer be used as a diagnostic test: the case against
    R Madhotra
    Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Liverpool University Hospitals, UK
    Dig Liver Dis 34:375-80. 2002
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  11. ncbi Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography should no longer be used as a diagnostic test: an independent verdict
    D F Martin
    Department of Radiology, South Manchester University Hospital NHS Trust, Wythenshawe, UK
    Dig Liver Dis 34:381-2. 2002
  12. ncbi Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography should no longer be used as a diagnostic test: the case in favour
    M B Sheridan
    Department of Clinical Radiology, The Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust, St James s University Hospital, West Yorkshire, UK
    Dig Liver Dis 34:370-4. 2002
    ..The choice of technique used depends on local availability and expertise. In future, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography will be reserved exclusively for therapeutic applications...
  13. ncbi Regurgitation of bile acids from leaky bile ducts causes sclerosing cholangitis in Mdr2 (Abcb4) knockout mice
    Peter Fickert
    Deparment of Medicine, Medical University, Graz, Austria
    Gastroenterology 127:261-74. 2004
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  14. ncbi An endoscopic approach to the management of surgical bile duct injuries: nine years' experience
    L Familiari
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Department of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:493-7. 2003
    ..The evaluation of the endoscopic treatment of surgical bile duct injuries, especially in the management of post-operative strictures, remains controversial...
  15. ncbi Tuberculosis of the bile duct: a rare cause of obstructive jaundice
    K Y Kok
    Surgical Unit, RIPAS Hospital, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
    J Clin Gastroenterol 29:161-4. 1999
    ..The treatment of tuberculosis of the bile duct involves relief of the bile duct obstruction and antituberculous therapy...
  16. ncbi Iatrogenic bile duct injury: the scourge of laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    K Slater
    Hepatobiliary Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 72:83-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of the present paper was to review a tertiary referral unit's experience of bile duct injuries induced by LC...
  17. ncbi Biliary tract calculi in primary sclerosing cholangitis
    M Kaw
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania
    Am J Gastroenterol 90:72-5. 1995
    ..CONCLUSION: We suggest that biliary tract calculi are a part of the spectrum of otherwise typical PSC and therefore their presence should not necessarily exclude the diagnosis...
  18. ncbi Tuberculosis of the cystic duct lymph node
    Valdinaldo Aragão de Melo
    Department of Medicine, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, SE, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 8:112-4. 2004
    ..However, diagnosis is usually achieved by microscopic appearance of caseating granulomas and isolation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The treatment in this case consisted of cholecystectomy and antitubercular chemotherapy...
  19. ncbi Factors influencing the results of treatment of bile duct injuries during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Li Bo Li
    Department of General Surgery, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Zhejiang University Medical College, Hangzhou 310016, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 4:113-6. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the factors influencing the outcome of repair of bile duct injuries caused by laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  20. ncbi [Interventions for benign biliary strictures]
    A Lubienski
    Institut fur Radiologie, Campus Lübeck des Universitätsklinikums Schleswig Holstein
    Radiologe 45:1012-9. 2005
    ..Due to the fact that most of the cases involve cicatricial fibroses, predisposition for recurrence of biliary strictures after interventional therapy can be very high, ranging up to 66% depending on the localization...
  21. ncbi ERCP-directed brush cytology prepared by the Thinprep method: test performance and morphology of 149 cases
    M A Duggan
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Cytopathology 15:80-6. 2004
    ..The performance of Thinprep-prepared brushings from this anatomical site was comparable with conventional preparations...
  22. ncbi Nasobiliary tube management of postcholecystectomy bile leaks
    Farshad Elmi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 39:441-4. 2005
    ..Endobiliary stenting is the traditional form of endoprosthetic drainage for biliary leaks. Nasobiliary tubes offer the advantage of easy removal and interval tube cholangiograms to assess leak resolution...
  23. ncbi Accuracy of magnetic resonance cholangiography in the evaluation of late biliary complications after orthotopic liver transplantation
    M Muñoz Beltrán
    Department of Radiology, Ramon y Cajal Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Transplant Proc 37:3924-5. 2005
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  24. 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...
  25. ncbi Diagnostic utility of peroral cholangioscopy for various bile-duct lesions
    Yoshihiro Fukuda
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Oncology Graduate School of Medicine Chiba University, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:374-82. 2005
    ..We evaluated the utility of peroral cholangioscopy (POCS) for distinguishing malignant from benign biliary disease to cover low sensitivity of tissue sampling...
  26. ncbi Ki-ras mutations in codon 12 and p53 mutations (biomarkers) and cytology in bile in patients with hepatobiliary-pancreatic carcinoma
    Koji Yamaguchi
    Department of Surgery and Oncology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:713-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare exfoliative bile cytology and biomarkers of the bile in patients with hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases...
  27. ncbi Chronic mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa cholangitis complicating ERCP in a CF patient
    Kristin Wallick
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Cyst Fibros 1:99-101. 2002
    ..The most likely mechanism of infection of the biliary tract was direct introduction of the upper respiratory tract pathogen during the diagnostic procedure...
  28. ncbi Differentiation of extrahepatic bile duct cholangiocarcinoma from benign stricture: findings at MRCP versus ERCP
    Mi Suk Park
    Depts of Diagnostic Radiology and Pathology, Asan Medical Ctr, Univ of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Poongnap dong Songpa ku, Seoul 138 040, South Korea
    Radiology 233:234-40. 2004
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  29. ncbi MR cholangiopancreatography: improved ductal distention with intravenous morphine administration
    Alvin C Silva
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, 13400 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
    Radiographics 24:677-87. 2004
    ..Morphine administration may also be particularly helpful for the evaluation of patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis, malignant neoplasms such as cholangiocarcinoma, or cystic and non-organ-deforming benign pancreatic neoplasms...
  30. ncbi Endoscopic management of traumatic bile leaks
    Allison Bridges
    Pancreaticobiliary Unit, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:1081-5. 2007
    ..Traumatic bile leaks often result in prolonged morbidity and an increased length of hospital stay that requires multimodality management. Data on endoscopic management of traumatic bile leaks are scarce...
  31. doi Interventional procedures for biliary drainage with bilioplasty in pediatric patients: dosimetric aspects
    D Righi
    Radiologia Diagnostica Universitaria, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista, Via Genova 3, Turin, Italy
    Radiol Med 113:429-38. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate patient dose in paediatric liver transplant recipients treated by percutaneous biliary drainage and bilioplasty procedures...
  32. ncbi Long-term survival after isolated liver transplantation for intrahepatic biliary papillomatosis
    Lionel Charre
    Transpl Int 19:249-52. 2006
  33. ncbi Intramural incision technique: a useful and safe procedure for obtaining ductal access during ERCP
    Sri Prakash Misra
    Department of Gastroenterology, Moti Lal Nehru Medical College, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:629-33. 2008
    ..Intramucosal incision technique is a useful procedure to achieve ductal access in patients undergoing ERCP. However, the procedure has been underused...
  34. ncbi Multiplanar reformations and minimum intensity projections using multi-detector row CT for assessing anomalies and disorders of the pancreaticobiliary tree
    Hyun Cheol Kim
    Department of Radiology, East West Neo Medical Center, Kyung Hee University, 149 Sangil dong, Gangdong gu, Seoul 134 727, Republic of Korea
    World J Gastroenterol 13:4177-84. 2007
    ..This pictorial review illustrates the wide spectrum of images obtained by the MPR and MinIP of the anomalies and disorders of the pancreaticobiliary tree...
  35. ncbi [Role of MR cholangiopancreatography in the evaluation of biliary disease]
    E Iannicelli
    U O C di Radiodiagnostica, Ospedale Sant Andrea, II Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Roma, Italia
    Clin Ter 157:425-9. 2006
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  36. ncbi Postcholecystectomy benign biliary strictures - long-term results
    S S Sikora
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
    Dig Surg 23:304-12. 2006
    ..Cholecystectomy is the most frequently performed general surgical procedure. Bile duct injury is a dreaded complication and is associated with serious long-term morbidity...
  37. ncbi Mirizzi syndrome: consider endoscopic stone removal
    Juha M Grönroos
    Departments of Surgery and Emergency, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    ANZ J Surg 77:716-7. 2007
  38. pmc Congenital intrahepatic bile duct dilatation is a potentially curable disease: long-term results of a multi-institutional study
    Jean Yves Mabrut
    Department of Abdominal Surgery and Transplantation, Saint Luc University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Ann Surg 246:236-45. 2007
    ..To report clinical presentation, perioperative outcome, and long-term results of surgical management of congenital intrahepatic bile duct (IHBD) dilatations (including Caroli disease) in a multi-institutional setting...
  39. ncbi [A case of biliary cast syndrome after cadaveric liver transplantation]
    Chang Jin Seo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Daegu School of Medicine, Nam Gu, Daegu, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 49:106-9. 2007
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  40. ncbi Bile duct injuries during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: primary and long-term results from a single institution
    Jukka Karvonen
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Surg Endosc 21:1069-73. 2007
    ..After the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy the incidence of these injuries has at least doubled, and even after the learning curve, the incidence has plateaued at the level of 0.5%...
  41. ncbi Evaluation of suspected bile duct injuries
    K D Lillemoe
    Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, 545 Barnhill Drive, EH 203, Indianapolis, IN, 46202 USA
    Surg Endosc 20:1638-43. 2006
    ..An appropriate level of suspicion followed by prompt and complete evaluation should result in accurate delineation of the biliary anatomy, which is essential for directing appropriate surgical reconstruction...
  42. ncbi Agenesis of gallbladder and multiple anomalies of the biliary tree in a patient with portal thrombosis: a case report
    Yusuf Bayraktar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 17:212-5. 2006
    ..The presence of these rare pathologies in two viscera running together in a patient with right portal vein thrombosis is a very rare condition...
  43. doi Safety and efficacy of the percutaneous treatment of bile leaks in hepaticojejunostomy or split-liver transplantation without dilatation of the biliary tree
    Dorico Righi
    Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Torino, Turin, Italy
    Liver Transpl 14:611-5. 2008
    ..In conclusion, biliary fistulas after HJA in LT or after SLT can be successfully treated by PTBD. The absence of enlarged intrahepatic biliary ducts should not be a contraindication for percutaneous treatment...
  44. ncbi Magnetic resonance cholangiography features of biliary abnormalities due to cavernous transformation of the portal vein
    Patrick Chevallier
    Department of Radiology, Hopital Archet, 151 route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06202 Nice Cedex 3, France
    Clin Imaging 30:190-4. 2006
    ..The aim of this retrospective and monocentric study was to describe the magnetic resonance cholangiography (MRC) features of biliary abnormalities related to extrahepatic obstruction of the portal vein (EHOPV)...
  45. ncbi Young female with pancreaticobiliary maljunction presenting with acute pancreatitis: a case report and review of the literature
    A Eyben
    Department of Hepatology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 70:363-6. 2007
    ..Patients with choledochal cyst should receive a prophylactic cholecystectomy, and an excision of the extrahepatic bile duct, followed by hepaticojejunostomy...
  46. ncbi Intramural incision during ERCP: turning a complication into a positive experience?
    Simon K Lo
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:634-5. 2008
  47. ncbi Classification and prognosis of intrahepatic biliary stricture after liver transplantation
    Hae Won Lee
    Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Liver Transpl 13:1736-42. 2007
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  48. ncbi MRCP and ERCP findings in clonorchiasis
    Gwang Ha Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pusan National University of Medicine, Busan, Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:439-40; discussion 440. 2006
  49. ncbi Use of the rendezvous technique in the treatment of biliary anastomotic disruption in a liver transplant recipient
    Cuneyt Aytekin
    Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Liver Transpl 12:1423-6. 2006
    ..In conclusion, we present the case report of a liver transplant recipient with an anastomotic bile leak that was successfully treated with the rendezvous technique...
  50. ncbi Biliopancreatic and pancreatobiliary refluxes in cases with and without pancreaticobiliary maljunction: diagnosis and clinical implications
    Terumi Kamisawa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Metropolitan Komagome Hospital, 3 18 22 Honkomagome, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8677, Japan
    Digestion 73:228-36. 2006
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  51. ncbi [State of the art on endotherapy of biliary injuries]
    Guido Costamagna
    Unidad de Endoscopia Digestiva, Departamento de Cirugia, Università Cattolica A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Rev Gastroenterol Mex 70:83-94. 2005
    ..The advantages of endoscopy are its simplicity, repeatability and minimal invasiveness; furthermore, surgery after endotherapy is always possible...
  52. ncbi Double hepatic duct associated with anomalous pancreatobiliary ductal junction
    Masaji Hashimoto
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Toranomon Hospital, 2 2 2 Toranomon, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8470, Japan
    Am J Surg 187:433. 2004
  53. ncbi Rotational digital cholangiography (RDC) and 3D-cholangiography (3DC) for guidance of percutaneous biliary drainage procedures
    H Alfke
    Klinik für Strahlendiagnostik, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Germany
    Rofo 174:1375-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate whether RDC and 3DC help clarifying anatomic details in biliary duct disease and is useful for guidance of drainage procedures...
  54. ncbi Modification of a choledochoscope for extraction of difficult biliary stones
    J J Roth
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Pennsylvania-Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Am Surg 67:630-2. 2001
    ..This paper describes a simple method for dislodging difficult intrahepatic biliary stones: modification of a rigid choledochoscope to permit use of a biliary Fogarty catheter and Segura basket under direct visualization...
  55. ncbi Recent advances in pancreaticobiliary maljunction
    Yoshiro Matsumoto
    First Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Yamanashi Medical University, Tamaho, Yamanashi 409 3898, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 9:45-54. 2002
    ..The results support the conclusion that PBM is a high risk factor for the development of bile duct carcinoma...
  56. ncbi Decreasing mortality of bile leaks after elective hepatic surgery
    Donald N Reed
    Department of Surgery, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Am J Surg 185:316-8. 2003
    ..It is associated with significant mortality rates if reoperative management is attempted. We evaluated our experience with aggressive, nonoperative management of postoperative biliary complications...
  57. ncbi The clinicopathological studies on patients with pancreaticobiliary maljunction that was detected by intraoperative cholangiography under laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Shigeru Fujisaki
    First Department of Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, 30 1, Oyaguchikamimachi, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8610, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:13-6. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the clinicopathological features of patients with pancreaticobiliary maljunction, which was detected by intraoperative cholangiography in laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  58. ncbi When bile ducts say NO: the good, the bad, and the ugly
    Michael Trauner
    Gastroenterology 124:847-51. 2003
  59. ncbi Normal structure, variations, and anomalies of the pancreaticobiliary ducts of Koreans: a nationwide cooperative prospective study
    Hong Ja Kim
    Korean Research Group on Pancreaticobiliary Diseases, Seoul, Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:889-96. 2002
    ..This study evaluated the normal pancreaticobiliary ducts of Koreans and assessed the frequency and pattern of variations and anomalies of these structures...
  60. ncbi Assessment of the pancreatic and intrapancreatic bile ducts using 0.5-mm collimation and multiplanar reformatted images in multislice CT
    Shigeki Itoh
    Department of Technical Radiology, Nagoya University School of Health Sciences, 65 Tsurumai cho Showa ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Eur Radiol 13:277-85. 2003
    ..The MPR images combined with 0.5-mm axial images improve the CT depiction of the pancreatic and intrapancreatic bile ducts in comparison with 0.5-mm axial, 2-mm axial, and 6-mm axial images alone...
  61. ncbi Roundworm in the bile duct
    C Ganesh Pai
    Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:913. 2002
  62. ncbi Pathologic quiz case: a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and an unusual biliary infection
    Chen Chen
    Department of Pathology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance 90502, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 127:243-4. 2003
  63. ncbi A cost-effectiveness analysis of biliary anastomosis with or without T-tube after orthotopic liver transplantation
    M Shimoda
    The Dumont-UCLA Liver and Pancreas Transplant Center, University of California Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Am J Transplant 1:157-61. 2001
    ..It is not only associated with fewer biliary complications, but also less costly than using choledochocholedochostomy over a T-tube. Randomized prospective studies are needed to confirm our results...
  64. ncbi Percutaneous hepatolithotomy: the Northwestern University experience
    Robert B Nadler
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endourol 16:293-7. 2002
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  65. ncbi Minimally invasive surgery
    K H Fuchs
    Dept of Surgery, University Hospital, Wurzburg, Germany
    Endoscopy 34:154-9. 2002
    ..Minimally invasive surgical techniques are thus now fully established in routine use, and the indications are continuing to expand...
  66. ncbi Magnetic resonance cholangiographic assessment of a delayed radiation-induced bile duct stricture
    F Di Fiore
    Digestive Disease Tract Research Group, Rouen University Hospital Charles Nicolle, France
    Dig Liver Dis 33:584-6. 2001
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  67. ncbi [Imaging of the intrahepatic biliary tree with thick slice MR cholangiography]
    J C Leclerc
    Service de Radiologie, , rue du Morvan, 54511 Vandoeuvre
    J Radiol 82:151-60. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: MRCP can be proposed as a first intention imaging technique for the evaluation of intrahepatic ducts...
  68. ncbi [Endoscopic and radiological interventional therapy of benign and malignant bile duct stenoses]
    D Hartmann
    Medizinische Klink C, Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie, Diabetologie, Klinikum der Stadt Ludwigshafen gGmbH
    Zentralbl Chir 128:936-43. 2003
    ..By photodynamic therapy it seems possible to achieve an improvement of quality of life and of the prognosis in cholangiocarcinoma...
  69. ncbi [Atypical presentation of a case of Mirizzi syndrome simulating cholangiocarcinoma]
    C Sciume
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia Generale, d Urgenza e dei Trapianti d organo, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Unità Operativa di Chirurgia Generale ad Indirizzo Toracico
    Ann Ital Chir 73:533-7; discussion 537-8. 2002
    ..The authors report their experience in the treatment of a case of Syndrome of Mirizzi (SM) that it simulates a cholangiocarcinoma...
  70. ncbi [Usefulness and limitation of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography in patients with hepatolithiasis]
    Do Hyun Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Pungnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 42:423-30. 2003
    ..To determine the usefulness and limitation of MRCP for detecting hepatolithiasis and biliary strictures, we compared the result of MRCP with that of percutaneous transhepatic cholangioscopy (PTCS) as the standard reference...
  71. ncbi Percutaneous transhepatic choledochoscopic removal of intrahepatic stones
    M T Cheung
    Department of Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gascoigne Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Br J Surg 90:1409-15. 2003
    ..Treatment of hepatolithiasis is complex and difficult. With the advent of biliary endoscopy and radiological intervention, percutaneous choledochoscopic removal of intrahepatic stones has become a well established procedure...
  72. ncbi Optical coherence tomography of the biliary tree during ERCP
    John M Poneros
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:84-8. 2002
    ..Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a high-resolution imaging technique that produces cross-sectional images in vivo. This is a report of the first use of OCT to acquire images of the biliary tree during ERCP...
  73. ncbi Complete bile duct sequestration after liver transplantation, caused by ischemic-type biliary lesions
    H Abou-Rebyeh
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Division of Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, and Metabolism, University Hospital Charite, Virchow Hospital Campus, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Endoscopy 35:616-20. 2003
    ..This is the first detailed report on a sequestration of the entire bile duct system caused by ITBL, successfully treated for several years by endoscopic means...
  74. ncbi [Congenital cystic dilatation of the cystic duct associated with an anomalous pancreaticobiliary ductal junction]
    H Weiler
    Medizinische Klinik I, Schwerpunkt Gastroenterologie Hepatologie, Klinikum Ludwigsburg
    Ultraschall Med 24:197-201. 2003
    ....
  75. ncbi Modalities of testing Helicobacter pylori in patients with nonmalignant bile duct diseases
    Milutin Bulajic
    Department of Internal Medicine, Clinical Center Dr Dragisa Misovic Dedinje, Heroja Milana Tepica 1, 11000 Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    World J Gastroenterol 8:301-4. 2002
    ..This paper describes the procedure of detection of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) in bile specimens in patients suffering from benign diseases of biliary ducts (lithiasis with/without nonspecific cholangitis)...
  76. ncbi Combined laparoscopic and endoscopic treatment for bile duct diseases
    Ming Fang Qin
    Department of Endoscopic Surgery, Nankai Hospital, Tianjin 300100, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 3:284-7. 2004
    ..of laparoscopy, duodenoscopy and choledochoscopy has been accepted as a mini-invasive surgical therapy for bile duct diseases; but either endoscopic or laparoscopic therapy alone is disadvantageous in its narrow indications and in ..
  77. ncbi Site-characteristic expression and induction of trefoil factor family 1, 2 and 3 and malignant brain tumor-1 in normal and diseased intrahepatic bile ducts relates to biliary pathophysiology
    Motoko Sasaki
    Department of Human Pathology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medicine, Kanazawa, Japan
    Liver Int 24:29-37. 2004
    ..In this study, the significance of TFF family and deleted in the malignant brain tumor-1 (DMBT1), a putative receptor of TFF2, in the intrahepatic biliary tree was investigated in normal and diseased livers...
  78. ncbi Expression and localization of ecto-nucleotide pyrophosphatase/phosphodiesterase I-1 (E-NPP1/PC-1) and -3 (E-NPP3/CD203c/PD-Ibeta/B10/gp130(RB13-6)) in inflammatory and neoplastic bile duct diseases
    Yoshihiko Yano
    Department of Clinical Molecular Medicine, Division of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Cancer Lett 207:139-47. 2004
    ..We investigated the expression and localization of E-NPP1 and -3 in human inflammatory and neoplastic bile duct diseases. Immunohistochemically E-NPP1 was located on the apical cytoplasmic side of cancer cells, whereas E-NPP3 was ..
  79. doi [Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) from a radiological and gastroenterological perspective]
    T J Vogl
    Institut für Diagnostische und Interventionelle Radiologie, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt am Main
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 134:1011-4. 2009
    ..MRCP is integrated in the preinterventional concept for performing invasive endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and for follow-up post intervention and for diagnosing complications...
  80. pmc Transport systems in cholangiocytes: their role in bile formation and cholestasis
    M Strazzabosco
    Instituto di Medicina Interna, Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Universita di Padova, Padua, Italy
    Yale J Biol Med 70:427-34. 1997
    ..Alterations in biliary electrolyte transport could contribute to the pathogenesis of cholestasis in primary bile duct diseases. Cystic Fibrosis-related liver disease represents an example of biliary cirrhosis secondary to a derangement ..
  81. ncbi MRI for evaluating congenital bile duct abnormalities
    Denis Krause
    Radiology Imaging Diagnostic and Therapeutic Department, University Hospital Le Bocage, Dijon, France
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 26:541-52. 2002
    Congenital bile duct diseases consist of ductal plate development abnormalities and are genetically determined...
  82. ncbi [Peroral cholangioscopy]
    A Marin
    Sectia Chirurgie, Spitalul Militar De Urgenta Prof Dr Agrippa Ionescu, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 99:79-85. 2004
    ..cholangioscopy, peroral cholangioscopy have an important role in diagnosis and therapy of common bile duct diseases. In 2001-2002 the authors have perform six peroral cholangioscopy for diagnosis and therapy (nonspecific ..
  83. doi [Gastroenterology - accusations and errors in treatment: evaluation of the completed expertise process in internal medicine of the expert committee of North Rhineland for the years 2001 to 2005]
    B Weber
    Gutachterkommission, Arztekammer Nordrhein
    Z Gastroenterol 46:766-70. 2008
    ..The most common benign diseases were bile duct diseases (1.5 %), acute appendicitis (1.2 %) and diverticulosis (0...
  84. doi The amazing universe of hepatic microstructure
    Valeer J Desmet
    Liver Research Unit, Department of Morphology and Molecular Pathology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Hepatology 50:333-44. 2009
    ..ducts in "ductal plate configuration" in several conditions, including some forms of biliary atresia with poor prognosis and all varieties of fibrocystic bile duct diseases with "ductal plate malformation" as the basic morphologic lesion.
  85. ncbi [Malignant lymphomas of the liver: new diagnostic algorithms]
    T Longerich
    Pathologisches Institut, Universitatsklinikum, Im Neuenheimer Feld 220 221, 69120, Heidelberg
    Pathologe 27:263-72. 2006
    ..The differential diagnosis includes hepatitis and inflammatory bile duct diseases, undifferentiated carcinoma, inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor as well as histiocytic and dendritic cell ..
  86. doi Biliary cytokeratin expression but not CD56 (N-CAM) expression aids in the differential diagnosis of non-neoplastic bile duct diseases
    Hans Udo Kasper
    Department of Pathology, Medical Center, Clemenshospital Münster, Munster, Germany
    Pathol Res Pract 206:669-73. 2010
    Non-neoplastic bile duct diseases include several entities with a variety of clinical and histopathologic features. In needle biopsies, however, these may overlap. Here, auxiliary diagnostic markers would be helpful...
  87. ncbi An inverse association between serum gamma glutamyl transpeptidase activity and Breslow's Lifestyle Index; its practical application for screening of subjects with unhealthy lifestyles
    Hirokazu Yokoyama
    Health Center, Keio University, Japan
    J Occup Health 48:198-206. 2006
    ..excluding patients suffering from hepatitis virus infection, autoimmune liver diseases and apparently active bile duct diseases were cross-sectionally examined...
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    V Dries
    Institut fur Pathologie, Universitat zu Koln
    Pathologe 22:362-8. 2001
    ..of chronic hepatitis C necessitates awareness of coinciding liver damage by nutritional or drug toxicity, bile duct diseases, and hereditary hemochromatosis...
  89. ncbi Orthotopic liver transplantation for cholestatic diseases
    W Patkowski
    Department of General, Transplant and Liver Surgery, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:605-10. 2010
    ..to the data of the European Liver Transplant Registry (ELTR), liver transplantations (LTx) as a result of bile duct diseases were reported in 12.0% of cases...
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    Angel Quispe-Mauricio
    Unité de Formation et de Recherche en Sciences de la Vie, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica 27:201-8. 2010
    Endoscopic treatment of the bile duct diseases is possible thanks to the ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography), nevertheless, it is not free of complications.
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    J B Williamson
    University of Florida College of Medicine, PO Box 100214, 1600 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 14:534-41. 2012
    ..This innovation has significantly expanded our diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP armamentarium. An upgraded digital imaging version is currently in development...
  92. doi Effect of ursodeoxycholic acid administration after liver transplantation on serum liver tests and biliary complications: a randomized clinical trial
    Shu yun Wang
    Department of General Surgery, Shanghai First People s Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China
    Digestion 86:208-17. 2012
    ..This study was designed to investigate the effects of hydrophilic ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) administration early after OLT on serum liver tests and the incidence of biliary complications...
  93. doi Cysto-biliary communication in liver hydatidosis
    J M Ramia
    Hepato Bilio Pancreatic Surgical Unit, Department of Surgery, Guadalajara University Hospital, Guadalajara, Spain
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 397:881-7. 2012
    ..Liver hydatidosis can provoke many complications (abscess, fistula to adjacent organs, migration, etc.), but the most frequent and one of the most severe complication is the communication between the cyst and the biliary tree...
  94. doi Outcome of access sphincterotomy using a needle knife converted from a standard biliary sphincterotome
    N Coelho-Prabhu
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Endoscopy 44:711-4. 2012
    ....
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    Jukka Perälä
    OYS n radiologian klinikka
    Duodecim 126:969-79. 2010
    ..Tissue specimens of the liver and its focal changes, effusions associated with bile ducts, and intrahepatic abscesses are most commonly also channeled under imaging guidance...
  96. ncbi Value of serum bilirubin levels in selecting patients for magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography
    Azmi A Haroun
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Jordan University Hospital Amman, Jordan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:995-8. 2007
    ..To determine the value of serum bilirubin levels in selecting patients for MRCP...
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    Ming an Li
    Department of Interventional Vascular Radiology, 3rd Affiliated Hospital of SUN YAT SEN University, Guangzhou 510630, China
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 89:2910-4. 2009
    ..The core of multimodality interventional treatments is percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD)...
  98. ncbi Spontaneous perforation of the extrahepatic bile duct in infancy: report of two cases and literature review
    L Sahnoun
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Hospital Fattouma, Bourguiba, Monastir, Tunisia
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 17:132-5. 2007
    ..Spontaneous perforation of the bile duct (SPBD) is a rare disease in infancy. The pathogenesis, diagnostic modalities and treatment options for this condition are reviewed and discussed...
  99. doi Multidisciplinary approaches for management of postcholecystectomy problems (surgery, endoscopy, and percutaneous approaches)
    Alaa Ahmad Redwan
    General Surgery Department, Assuit University Hospitals, Assuit University, Assuit, Egypt
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:459-69. 2009
    ..A prospective study to evaluate the postcholecystectomy problem management...
  100. doi Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: new insights in pathology
    Christine Sempoux
    Department of Pathology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Semin Liver Dis 31:49-60. 2011
    ..The role of immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of ICC and the importance of the new American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging System for ICC are also discussed...
  101. ncbi Novel use of hepatobiliary scintigraphy for the diagnosis of interleukin-2 cholangiopathy
    Jon K Marti
    Wilford Hall Medical Center, Department of Radiology, 2200 Bergquist Dr, Lackland Air Force Base, TX 78236, USA
    Hell J Nucl Med 13:163-5. 2010
    ..In conclusion, we believe this is the first case in which hepatobiliary scintigraphy was used to aid in the diagnosis of IL-2 induced cholangiopathy...

Research Grants22

  1. Epithelial Angiogenic Signaling in Polycystic Diseases of the Liver
    Mario Strazzabosco; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Moreover, the ability to block progression of the disease would not only benefit these patients but could spare organs for transplantation of others. ..
  2. Epithelial Angiogenic Signaling in Polycystic Diseases of the Liver
    Mario Strazzabosco; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, the ability to block progression of the disease would not only benefit these patients but could spare organs for transplantation of others. ..
  3. Genetic and epigenetic regulation of Hepatitis B contributes to liver cancer
    Michael S Torbenson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Genetic and epigenetic regulation of Hepatitis B contributes to liver cancer
    Michael Torbenson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  5. Sympathetic Neuron alpha2 Adrenoceptor Structure/Function
    Timothy Angelotti; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..An Advisory Committee of pharmacologists and neuroscientists will provide scientific and career advice, and training in the techniques of amperometry and SNS cell culture required for this project's success. ..
  6. Occult Hepatitis B
    Michael Torbenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Biomedical Imaging for Clinician Scientists
    Fergus Coakley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These new resources will further increase the ability of the department and institution to attract researchers and continue the long tradition of ground breaking, cutting edge Biomedical Imaging at UCSF. ..
  8. Potential Mechanisms of Glucagon-like peptide-1 in Fatty Liver Disease
    Frank Anania; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal meets the goals of the US Public Health Service in treating chronic liver diseases. ..
  9. LIVER PEROXIDATION PRODUCTS AND LIVER FIBROSIS
    Frank Anania; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, AIM 43 will determine whether there is signal cross talk in LP associated Collagen gene activation between the MARK pathways and the mammalian homologues of mothers against Drosophilia, or Smads 2/3 and Smad 4. ..