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The optimal approach at treating infected biliary stents at the time of cholangitis remains unknown. This study aims to compare the efficacy of stent exchange versus stent sweeping/stent-in-stent approaches at treating cholangitis.
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Name: Surgical endoscopy
To evaluate the impact of ureteral stent removal by string in comparison with stent removal by cystoscope regarding with the pain at ureteral stent removal, complications, and quality of life as well ...
We report a case of a 63-year-old man with a history of pancreatic cancer who underwent pylorus-pancreaticoduodenectomy and Child's reconstruction in eight years before, and a radiolucent stent (Atom ...
Only a small proportion of patients with biliary tree infection grow microorganisms in blood cultures. Antibiotics chosen or tailored based on organisms identified on blood cultures have a potential f...
In new generation drug eluting stents (DESs) era, the impact of stent geometry on freedom from recurrent events has been poorly explored. Impact of struts thickness and the number of crowns and connec...
To date, clinical and experimental studies of stent-graft migration have focused on aortic morphology and blood flow. However, thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) is not an instant fixation of...
Cholangitis is one of the main complications of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Plastic biliary stent was used to prevent the occurrence of post-ERCP cholangitis, bu...
In expert comment, performing the sphincterotomy for choledocholithiasis with acute cholangitis may increase bleeding and pancreatitis risks (from 2% to 10%). Therefore, investigators ofte...
Biliary obstruction can be relieved by biliary stent. Ascending infection of biliary passage (cholangitis) causes hospitalization and obstruction of stents. Reflux of intestinal fluids thr...
This is a pilot, single-centre, feasibility study to assess the feasibility issues and collect preliminary clinical data for the design of future randomized controlled trial to evaluate th...
This prospective study, Randomized Trial of Indwelling Double-J Ureteral Stent Versus Externalized Modified-Salle Stent for Pyeloplasty will consist of four steps: 1.) Enrolling subjects i...
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The removal of foreign material and devitalized or contaminated tissue from or adjacent to a traumatic or infected lesion until surrounding healthy tissue is exposed. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Infection with nematodes of the genus Dracunculus. One or more worms may be seen at a time, with the legs and feet being the most commonly infected areas. Symptoms include pruritus, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or asthmatic attacks.
Inflammation of the biliary ductal system (BILE DUCTS); intrahepatic, extrahepatic, or both.
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Acute Coronary Syndromes ACS
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) is an umbrella term for situations where the blood supplied to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked. Treatment for acute coronary syndrome includes medicines and a procedure known as angioplasty, during which doctors inflat...
A stent is a small mesh tube that's used to treat narrow or weak arteries. Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood away from your heart to other parts of your body. A stent is placed in an artery as part of a procedure called angioplasty. &...