choledocholithiasis


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choledocholithiasis

[‚kō·lə‚däk·ə‚li′thī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
The presence of calculi in the common bile duct.
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The majority of these cases were eventually shown to have choledocholithiasis with concurrent chronic cholecystitis.
The authors of "Diagnosis and Management of Choledocholithiasis in the Golden age of Imaging Endoscopy and Laparoscopy" conclude that BDS management by ERCP often depends on the availability of instrumentation, personnel and skills.
choledocholithiasis, pancreaticobiliary strictures and dilatation.
7) Elevated CA 19-9 levels seen in the above conditions and as seen in cholangitis and choledocholithiasis may be due to the increased production and/or release of the antigen from the inflamed epithelial cells.
It covers development and function of the pancreas, bile duct and gallbladder, gallstones and gallbladder disorders, choledocholithiasis, bile duct injuries, ampullary disorders, infections of the biliary system, carcinoma, acute and chronic pancreatitis, ductal complications, solid tumors, cystic lesions, surgical approaches to pancreatic cancer and biliary tract surgery, imaging using endoscopic ultrasound, MRI and related imaging, and the role of the radiologist in pancreaticobiliary diseases.
Traditional medical dogma says to delay the surgery until after delivery, but some surgeons perform laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with repeated episodes of pain or biliary complications such as choledocholithiasis or pancreatitis.
Here we report on a novel Hb variant at this position [[beta]66(E10) Lys[right arrow]Asn] found in a 73-year-old Caucasian patient with a 9-month history of type 1 diabetes mellitus secondary to recurrent necrotizing pancreatitis and choledocholithiasis.
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An urgent cholecystectomy is performed if the patient is experiencing more severe gallbladder problems, such as acute cholecystitis, choledocholithiasis, and cholangitis.
22) Common etiologies of abdominal pain in pregnant women include appendicitis, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), cholecystitis, choledocholithiasis, ureteric calculi, pyelonephritis, ovarian torsion, and degenerating fibroids.
Proponents of prophylactic cholecystectomy at the time of gastric bypass worry about gallstone pancreatitis, choledocholithiasis, and the unique problems they present in the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass," he said.