- Endoscopic Placement of Biliary Stents for Treatment of High Risk Geriatric Patients with Common Duct Stones. Foutch, P. G.; Harlan, J.; Sanowski, R. A. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May1989, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p527
Ten elderly (mean age, 77 yr) sick patients with large common duct stones were managed with stents when conventional nonsurgical methods for stone extraction failed. Five subjects had intact gallbladders, and four of these had cholelithiasis. Patients were at increased risk for perioperative...
- Incidence and treatment of acute biliopancreatic diseases in the elderly patients: our experience in 130 cases. Villari, S. A.; Famà, F.; Giacobbe, G.; Consolo, P.; Familiari, L.; Florio, M. A. Gioffrè // BMC Geriatrics;2009 Supplement 1, Vol. 9, Special section p1
Background Acute biliopancreatic diseases occur commonly in the elderly patients, representing a surgical problem. By the age of 70 years, gallstone diseases (cholelithiasis, choledocholithiasis), inflammatory diseases and malignant biliary and pancreatic neoplasms, are the most common disorders...
- Preface. Franklin Jr., Morris E. // Seminars in Laparoscopic Surgery;Mar1997, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p1
Introduces a series of articles on the treatment of common bile duct stones and obstructive biliary tract disease.
- History of bilious vomiting: a tale with a twist. Mairs, S.; Palejwala, A. A.; Palaniappan, M.; Eccersley, A. J. P. // Gut;Nov2007, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p1589
A quiz concerning the cause of a girl experiencing bilious vomiting is presented.
- 78-Year-Old Man With Emesis and Jaundice. Anastassiades, Constantinos P.; Anavekar, Nandan S.; McDonald, Furman S. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Feb2008, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p221
A quiz concerning the condition of a 78-year-old Somali man with emesis and jaundice is presented.
- Part 2: Making the diagnosis. // Independent Nurse;6/16/2008, p35
The article discusses the diagnosis of gallstones. The author mentions that the history of the patient is crucial in making the diagnosis of gallstone-relates problems, however various examinations such as abnormal liver function test and ultrasound can identify biliary tract dilatation,...
- IMAGES IN NEONATAL MEDICINE. Manikoth, P.; Nair, P. A. K.; Zachariah, N.; Sajwani, M. J. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Sep2004, Vol. 89 Issue 5, pF388
This article presents the case of a 5 day old baby boy with persistent bilious vomiting. He was referred to the neonatal unit. He passed normal stools and his abdomen was soft and non-tender. A plain radiograph of the chest and abdomen showed that the dome of the left diaphragm was elevated,...
- Intrabiliary Rupture of a Large Liver Echinococcal Cyst in an Adolescent Managed with Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Albendazole. Pavlidis, Theodoros E.; Katsinelos, Panagiotis T.; Tsiaousis, Panagiotis Z.; Atmatzidis, Konstantinos S. // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Oct2006, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p493
We report the case of a 17-year-old male with a rupture into the biliary tract. The patient was urgently admitted to the surgical department with the clinical diagnosis of cholangitis. Modern imaging techniques and specific serologic tests established the diagnosis of intrabiliary rupture of a...
- Management of massive haemobilia in an Indian hospital. Kumar, Mudit; Gupta, Subhash; Soin, Arvinder; Nundy, Samiran // Indian Journal of Surgery;Dec2008, Vol. 70 Issue 6, p288
Massive haemobilia carries a mortality of 25% in most reports. Although previously it was mainly due to road accidents or homicidal attempts it is now more often due to iatrogenic trauma like percutaneous liver biopsy and biliary drainage. However the management protocol is not established and...