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Related to cholestasis: intrahepatic cholestasis, cholestasis of pregnancy
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Synonyms for cholestasis

a condition in which little or no bile is secreted or the flow of bile into the digestive tract is obstructed


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Qualyst Transporter Solutions commercializes novel and proprietary drug transport and hepatobiliary disposition products for research in induction, hepatotoxicity, cholestasis, clearance, and/or drug interactions by combining physiologic transporter function with a proven method that can separately measure both basolateral and biliary efflux.
also being studied in progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis,
SHP625 is also being studied in progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis, primary biliary cirrhosis and primary sclerosing cholangitis.
A large outbreak of Opisthorchis felineus in Italy suggests that opisthorchiasis develops as a febrile eosinophilic syndrome with cholestasis rather than a hepatitis-like syndrome.
Nevertheless even a profound but transient cholestasis did not result in changes in GcfDNA, suggesting the test provides good discrimination between cholestasis and rejection in the initial differential diagnosis.
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) is a liver disorder that occurs in around one in 140 pregnancies in the UK.
A trial of ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) is advised to improve the cholestasis and protect regenerating bile ductules.
TPN piglets that were given CDCA had signiicantly lower levels of serum bilirubin, a biomarker of cholestasis, than did the TPN-fed piglets that were given a placebo.
The results suggest for the first time that the use of miroestrol and deoxymiroestrol-containing products as alternative medicines or health supplements should be concerned according to their effects on key genes that regulate the bile salt export pump, which could result in the risk of hepatotoxicity and intrahepatic cholestasis.
If failure of routine oral supplementation is detected due to prematurity, severe cholestasis, poor medication adherence, dark skin colour or any other reason, then more aggressive parenteral regimens with monthly intramuscular injections should be introduced.
They focus on physiological changes in liver function tests during normal pregnancy; liver disease not specific to pregnancy, such as viral hepatitis, gall stone and biliary disease, hepatic vein thrombosis, primary biliary cirrhosis, hepatic adenoma, Wilson disease, and portal hypertension; liver disease unique to pregnancy, including hyperemesis gravidarum, intrahepatic cholestasis, preeclampsia-induced liver disease and HELLP (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelets) syndrome, and the acute fatty liver; and transplantation.
Biliary obstructive features must be confirmed histologically and distinguished from various nonobstructive etiologies of neonatal cholestasis (ie, neonatal hepatitis syndrome).
But after further tests we felt she had a good chance of making it, as we had successfully done transplants for very small children with Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis (PFIC).
However, a lot of extreme itching can be the symptom of a much more serious underlying condition called obstetric cholestasis.