Latest Advances

  • Condition: Acute Exacerbation of Liver-Cirrhosis-Associated Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Journal: Journal of medical case reports
  • Treatment Used: Edoxaban
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient with an acute exacerbation of liver-cirrhosis-associated portal vein thrombosis.
  • Condition: Choledocholithiasis
  • Journal: Acta gastro-enterologica Belgica
  • Treatment Used: Basket Versus Balloon Extraction
  • Number of Patients: 180
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In this study, researchers compared the effectiveness of basket versus balloon extraction for the treatment of choledocholithiasis.
  • Condition: Stent-Stone Complex
  • Journal: Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai zasshi = The Japanese journal of gastro-enterology
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Lithotomy
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes an 88-year-old patient diagnosed with cholangitis (inflamed bile duct) caused by common bile duct stones that formed a stent-stone complex treated with endoscopic lithotomy.
  • Condition: Obstructive Jaundice
  • Journal: The Nigerian postgraduate medical journal
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Number of Patients: 177
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of undergoing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for the treatment of obstructive jaundice.
  • Condition: Iatrogenic Bile Duct Injury (BDI)
  • Journal: Cirugia y cirujanos
  • Treatment Used: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Hepaticojejunostomy Reconstruction
  • Number of Patients: 20
  • Published —
This study evaluated laparoscopic Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy reconstruction after iatrogenic (caused by treatment) bile duct injury (BDI).
  • Condition: Bile Duct Stones
  • Journal: Scientific reports
  • Treatment Used: Choledochoscopic Bile Duct Exploration versus ERCP
  • Number of Patients: 1148
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of choledochoscopic bile duct exploration versus ERCP for treating bile duct stones.
  • Condition: Choledocholithiasis
  • Journal: BMC gastroenterology
  • Treatment Used: Cholecystectomy after Endoscopic Sphincterotomy (ES)
  • Number of Patients: 12717
  • Published —
This study compared cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal) outcomes after endoscopic treatment of common bile duct stones and whether or not the incidence of recurrent pancreatitis and cholangitis is reduced, especially in high-risk patients.
  • Condition: Recurrent Ascending Cholangitis with Acute Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Atrophy caused by Juxtapapillary Duodenal Diverticulum
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Open Transduodenal Sphincteroplasty and Septoplasty
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient with recurrent ascending cholangitis with acute pancreatitis and pancreatic atrophy that was caused by a juxtapapillary duodenal diverticulum.
  • Condition: Biliary Complications After Liver Transplantation
  • Journal: Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Number of Patients: 70
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the safety and effectiveness of undergoing an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for the treatment of biliary complications after liver transplantation.
  • Condition: Residual and Primary Choledocholithiasis
  • Journal: Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Number of Patients: 25
  • Published —
The study researched the treatment of residual and primary choledocholithiasis.
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