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Name: Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver
Advanced biliary tract cancers have a dismal prognosis. Treatment with gemcitabine plus cisplatin has resulted in a significant improvement in survival; however, early assessment of outcomes poses a c...
Biliary tract cancers (BTCs) are known to have a dismal prognosis. A number of chemokines play important roles in the progress of BTCs. However, the serum levels of chemokines in BTCs have not yet bee...
Among the various types of biliary tract cancer, patients with single, small (
The spontaneous perforation of the biliary tract (SPBT) is an extremely rare cause of peritonitis, which was first described by Freeland in 1982, to date only around 70 cases have been reported. Here ...
Owing to the availability of data of one biological phenomenon at different levels/scales, modelling of biological systems is moving from single level/scale to multiple levels/scales, which introduces...
Biliary tract cancers that progress after first line treatment can be difficult to treat. There is a great need for an effective, tolerable, easy to administer second-line regimen. Previou...
This study is to Evaluate the response rate and toxicity profile of infusional 5 fluorouracil, leucovorin, oxaliplatin and irinotecan (FOLFIRINOX) in 1st line treatment of advanced biliary...
This research study is designed to see if a drug called Nivolumab is effective in treating patients with advanced refractory biliary tract cancers. Nivolumab has been approved by the U.S. ...
The purpose of this study is to determine the recommended phase II dose, and to assess the safety of acelarin in combination with cisplatin in patients with locally advanced/ metastatic bi...
There is increasing evidence that there is a large degree of pathologic homology between the pancreas and biliary tract. Indeed, the biliary tract has been referred to as "an incomplete pa...
Tumors or cancer in the BILIARY TRACT including the BILE DUCTS and the GALLBLADDER.
Abnormal passage in any organ of the biliary tract or between biliary organs and other organs.
Diseases in any part of the BILIARY TRACT including the BILE DUCTS and the GALLBLADDER.
Chronic inflammatory disease of the BILIARY TRACT. It is characterized by fibrosis and hardening of the intrahepatic and extrahepatic biliary ductal systems leading to bile duct strictures, CHOLESTASIS, and eventual BILIARY CIRRHOSIS.
Any surgical procedure performed on the biliary tract.