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- Quantitative cholescintigraphy and bile abnormalities in patients with acalculous biliary pain. Ponce, Julio; Pons, Vicente; Sopena, Ramón; Garrigues, Vicente; Ponce, Marta; Ortiz, Vicente; Pertejo, Virginia // European Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging;2004, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p1160
Acalculous biliary pain has been related to gallbladder dysfunction that produces a gallbladder emptying defectâ€”a condition which favours the development of lithiasis. It is therefore probable that microlithiasis is present in patients with gallbladder dysfunction. The aims of this study...
- GALLBLADDER DISEASE IN NUNS. Nix, James T. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar1965, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p208
Presents information on a study regarding the occurrence of gallbladder diseases among nuns in the U.S. Factors that affect the biliary tract disease in members of Catholic religious orders for women; Features of the standard environment embraced by the religious communities for women; Age...
- Bile Leakage and Delayed Postcholecystectomy Syndrome Complicating Subtotal Cholecystectomy. Case Report and Literature Review. Mohamed, Abbas A. R.; Bhat, Nadeem Ahmad // Internet Journal of Surgery;2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p1
Subtotal cholecystectomy is now considered as safe and effective option in patients with gall stone disease, where insistence on cholecystectomy may result in iatrogenic complications; however, its indications, feasibility, benefits and its short and long term complications are not well...
- What is the Role of Endoscopy in the Management of Biliary Pancreatitis, and When Should It Be Utilized? Ranson, John H. C.; Brandt, Lawrence; Rogers, Arvey I. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1990, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p10
Deals with the controversy and confusion that surrounds the management of patients with gallstone pancreatitis. Factors contributing to the confusion; Distinction of acute pancreatitis with gallstones from acute biliary disease; Risks associated with endoscopic retrograde...
- Endosonography/Bile Drainage Combination for Difficult-to-Diagnose Gallbladder Disease. Dill, James E. // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Dec98, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p361
Focuses on a study which examined the use of combined endoscopic ultrasound and stimulated biliary drainage (EUS/SBD) for diagnosing gallbladder disease. Background on difficulties in diagnosing gallblader disease; Method for performing EUS/SBD; Cost effectiveness of the procedure.
- Silent Large Solitary Gallstone. Sidenberg, Stanley S.; Morris, Harry; Gilford, Jack // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1967, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p431
Discusses the complications and implications of solitary large gallstone. Information on the perforation of gallbladder; Details of several case studies on solitary large gallstone; Discussion on the restoration of fluid and electrolyte balance.
- Pancreatic Cystadenoma and Biliary Tract Disease. Remigio, Paterno A. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1970, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p603
A case report of cystadenoma of the pancreatic head, manifested as biliary obstruction, an unusual occurrence, had been confused with adenocarcinonia, a relatively common condition of the pancreas. Cystadenoma involves the body and tail of the pancreas in 75 per cent of cases; the remainder...
- Gallstone Dissolution by Chenodeoxycholic Acid and Phenobarbital*. Marks, J. W.; Sherman, J. H.; Bonorris, G. G.; Chung, A.; Coyne, M. J.; Schoenfield, L. J. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1978, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p160
Gallstone dissolution and biliary lipids were determined and compared in patients receiving either chenodeoxycholic acid (CDC), or CDC and phenobarbital (PB) for 1 1/2 to 2 years. Among patients with radiolucent gallstones, dissolution occurred in 53% of those receiving CDC alone and in only 25%...
- Courvoisier's "Law" -- An Eponym in Evolution. Verghese, Abraham; Dison, Christa; Berk, Steven L. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar1987, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p248
Focuses on the published works of physician Ludwig Courvoisier on biliary tract disease. Professional background of Courvoisier; Studies on gallbladders conducted by other physicians; Views of Courvoisier on the correlation of gallbladder dilatation with cause of obstruction.