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inflammation of the bile ducts

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Following ERCP, 90 (5%) of 1920 patients had acute cholangitis, 14 (<1%) had acute cholecystitis, and 5 (<1%) had gastrointestinal bleeding, with no significant differences between the groups.
Biliary ascariasis as a cause of acute cholangitis: a case report.
Some previous reports indicate that endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST) for patients with acute cholangitis has a risk of bleeding [6, 7] and that acute cholangitis in itself is a risk factor for post-EST bleeding [8].
Our findings in this group showed that the mean serum and urine levels of S100A8/A9 were higher than normal in the final clinical diagnosis of acute pancreatitis, ectopic pregnancy, acute cholangitis, surgery site abscess, gastritis, acute hepatitis, ileus, and inflammatory pelvic disease and were normal in other diagnoses.
Strasberg et al., "TG13 current terminology, etiology, and epidemiology of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis," Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Sciences, vol.
We enrolled patients with obstructive jaundice, with acute cholangitis requiring biliary tract drainage, without jaundice, and with suspected cholestasis based on blood and imaging tests (bile duct diameter [greater than or equal to] 10 mm on ultrasonography, computed tomography, and/or magnetic resonance imaging); all enrolled patients provided written informed consent for participation in the study.
Yoshida et al., "TG13: updated tokyo guidelines for the management of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis," Journal of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Sciences, vol.
The most common complication reported has been acute cholangitis, with an incidence of approximately 3%, while the incidence rate of other complications such as abdominal pain, bacteremia, and pancreatitis tends to mimic those one can experience with routine ERCP [11].
She had undergone cholecystectomy two years prior to the current admission for cholelithiasis complicated by acute cholangitis. She had no other prior surgeries.
Acute cholangitis is an acute biliary bacterial infection, which typically occurs in the setting of obstruction.
(8,9) Here we report a case of a 67-year-old woman who presented with acute cholangitis and three living F hepatica removed with basket via Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).
* Acute cholangitis typically presents with fever, right upper quadrant pain, and jaundice (Charcot's triad).
Verification of Tokyo guidelines for diagnosis and management of acute cholangitis. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci.
Exclusion criteria were as follows: (1) symptoms more than one week; (2) previous history of upper abdominal surgery; (3) contraindication for laparoscopic surgery; (4) common bile duct stones; (5) acute pancreatitis or acute cholangitis.
Extremely elevated CA199 in acute cholangitis. Dig Dis Sci 2007;52(11):140-142.
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