Acalculous Cholecystitis: Inflammation of the GALLBLADDER wall in the absence of GALLSTONES.Cholecystitis: Inflammation of the GALLBLADDER; generally caused by impairment of BILE flow, GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, infections, or other diseases.Cholecystitis, Acute: Acute inflammation of the GALLBLADDER wall. It is characterized by the presence of ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and LEUKOCYTOSIS. Gallstone obstruction of the CYSTIC DUCT is present in approximately 90% of the cases.Gallbladder: A storage reservoir for BILE secretion. Gallbladder allows the delivery of bile acids at a high concentration and in a controlled manner, via the CYSTIC DUCT to the DUODENUM, for degradation of dietary lipid.Technetium Tc 99m Disofenin: A radiopharmaceutical used extensively in cholescintigraphy for the evaluation of hepatobiliary diseases. (From Int Jrnl Rad Appl Inst 1992;43(9):1061-4)Gallbladder Diseases: Diseases of the GALLBLADDER. They generally involve the impairment of BILE flow, GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, infections, neoplasms, or other diseases.Cholecystectomy: Surgical removal of the GALLBLADDER.Imino AcidsBiliary Dyskinesia: A motility disorder characterized by biliary COLIC, absence of GALLSTONES, and an abnormal GALLBLADDER ejection fraction. It is caused by gallbladder dyskinesia and/or SPHINCTER OF ODDI DYSFUNCTION.Cholecystostomy: Establishment of an opening into the gallbladder either for drainage or surgical communication with another part of the digestive tract, usually the duodenum or jejunum.Acute Disease: Disease having a short and relatively severe course.Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic: Excision of the gallbladder through an abdominal incision using a laparoscope.Emphysematous Cholecystitis: A variant of acute cholecystitis with inflammation of the GALLBLADDER that is characterized by the pockets of gas in the gallbladder wall. It is due to secondary infection caused by gas-forming organisms, and has a high risk of perforation.Gallbladder Emptying: A process whereby bile is delivered from the gallbladder into the duodenum. The emptying is caused by both contraction of the gallbladder and relaxation of the sphincter mechanism at the choledochal terminus.Gangrene: Death and putrefaction of tissue usually due to a loss of blood supply.Cholelithiasis: Presence or formation of GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, usually in the gallbladder (CHOLECYSTOLITHIASIS) or the common bile duct (CHOLEDOCHOLITHIASIS).Diverticulum: A pouch or sac developed from a tubular or saccular organ, such as the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.Duodenal Diseases: Pathological conditions in the DUODENUM region of the small intestine (INTESTINE, SMALL).Gastrectomy: Excision of the whole (total gastrectomy) or part (subtotal gastrectomy, partial gastrectomy, gastric resection) of the stomach. (Dorland, 28th ed)Cystic Duct: The duct that is connected to the GALLBLADDER and allows the emptying of bile into the COMMON BILE DUCT.BooksGallbladder Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the gallbladder.Flank Pain: Pain emanating from below the RIBS and above the ILIUM.TokyoConsultants: Individuals referred to for expert or professional advice or services.Gastroenterology: A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of the physiology and diseases of the digestive system and related structures (esophagus, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas).Vanilla: A plant genus of the family ORCHIDACEAE that is the source of the familiar flavoring used in foods and medicines (FLAVORING AGENTS).Paeonia: A plant genus of the family Paeoniaceae, order Dilleniales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida. These perennial herbs are up to 2 m (6') tall. Leaves are alternate and are divided into three lobes, each lobe being further divided into three smaller lobes. The large flowers are symmetrical, bisexual, have 5 sepals, 5 petals (sometimes 10), and many stamens.Medical Secretaries: Individuals responsible for various duties pertaining to the medical office routine.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Liver Transplantation: The transference of a part of or an entire liver from one human or animal to another.Intraabdominal Infections: Infection within the PERITONEAL CAVITY. A frequent cause is an ANASTOMOTIC LEAK following surgery.Ceftriaxone: A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic with a very long half-life and high penetrability to meninges, eyes and inner ears.Minocycline: A TETRACYCLINE analog, having a 7-dimethylamino and lacking the 5 methyl and hydroxyl groups, which is effective against tetracycline-resistant STAPHYLOCOCCUS infections.Abdominal Cavity: The region in the abdomen extending from the thoracic DIAPHRAGM to the plane of the superior pelvic aperture (pelvic inlet). The abdominal cavity contains the PERITONEUM and abdominal VISCERA, as well as the extraperitoneal space which includes the RETROPERITONEAL SPACE.Metronidazole: A nitroimidazole used to treat AMEBIASIS; VAGINITIS; TRICHOMONAS INFECTIONS; GIARDIASIS; ANAEROBIC BACTERIA; and TREPONEMAL INFECTIONS. It has also been proposed as a radiation sensitizer for hypoxic cells. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985, p133), this substance may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen (Merck, 11th ed).Abdomen: That portion of the body that lies between the THORAX and the PELVIS.Cilastatin: A renal dehydropeptidase-I and leukotriene D4 dipeptidase inhibitor. Since the antibiotic, IMIPENEM, is hydrolyzed by dehydropeptidase-I, which resides in the brush border of the renal tubule, cilastatin is administered with imipenem to increase its effectiveness. The drug also inhibits the metabolism of leukotriene D4 to leukotriene E4.Pyrroles: Azoles of one NITROGEN and two double bonds that have aromatic chemical properties.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)United States Food and Drug Administration: An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to maintaining standards of quality of foods, drugs, therapeutic devices, etc.Pharmacology: The study of the origin, nature, properties, and actions of drugs and their effects on living organisms.Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions: Disorders that result from the intended use of PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS. Included in this heading are a broad variety of chemically-induced adverse conditions due to toxicity, DRUG INTERACTIONS, and metabolic effects of pharmaceuticals.Pharmacology, Clinical: The branch of pharmacology that deals directly with the effectiveness and safety of drugs in humans.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Polyps: Discrete abnormal tissue masses that protrude into the lumen of the DIGESTIVE TRACT or the RESPIRATORY TRACT. Polyps can be spheroidal, hemispheroidal, or irregular mound-shaped structures attached to the MUCOUS MEMBRANE of the lumen wall either by a stalk, pedunculus, or by a broad base.Colonic Polyps: Discrete tissue masses that protrude into the lumen of the COLON. These POLYPS are connected to the wall of the colon either by a stalk, pedunculus, or by a broad base.Cholangitis, Sclerosing: 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.Encyclopedias as Topic: Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Dengue: An acute febrile disease transmitted by the bite of AEDES mosquitoes infected with DENGUE VIRUS. It is self-limiting and characterized by fever, myalgia, headache, and rash. SEVERE DENGUE is a more virulent form of dengue.Dengue Virus: A species of the genus FLAVIVIRUS which causes an acute febrile and sometimes hemorrhagic disease in man. Dengue is mosquito-borne and four serotypes are known.Tropical Medicine: The branch of medicine concerned with diseases, mainly of parasitic origin, common in tropical and subtropical regions.Severe Dengue: A virulent form of dengue characterized by THROMBOCYTOPENIA and an increase in vascular permeability (grades I and II) and distinguished by a positive pain test (e.g., TOURNIQUET PAIN TEST). When accompanied by SHOCK (grades III and IV), it is called dengue shock syndrome.Respiratory Insufficiency: Failure to adequately provide oxygen to cells of the body and to remove excess carbon dioxide from them. (Stedman, 25th ed)Partial Thromboplastin Time: The time required for the appearance of FIBRIN strands following the mixing of PLASMA with phospholipid platelet substitute (e.g., crude cephalins, soybean phosphatides). It is a test of the intrinsic pathway (factors VIII, IX, XI, and XII) and the common pathway (fibrinogen, prothrombin, factors V and X) of BLOOD COAGULATION. It is used as a screening test and to monitor HEPARIN therapy.Prothrombin Time: Clotting time of PLASMA recalcified in the presence of excess TISSUE THROMBOPLASTIN. Factors measured are FIBRINOGEN; PROTHROMBIN; FACTOR V; FACTOR VII; and FACTOR X. It is used for monitoring anticoagulant therapy with COUMARINS.

Efficacy of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in acalculous gallbladder disease: long-term follow-up. (1/30)

OBJECTIVE: Our aim was to determine the efficacy of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in symptomatic patients with ultrasound negative and abnormal gallbladder ejection fractions; Patients with gallbladder ejection fractions less than 35% on hepatobiliary scan were offered laparoscopic cholecystectomy. METHODS: Between January 1995 and January 2001, 1564 patients underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy at our institution: 256 were confirmed to have acalculous gallbladder disease by pathology report and reconfirmation of abnormal hepatobiliary scan data. A 30-day postoperative follow-up was obtained by retrospective medical record review. For this study, we contacted all 256 patients by mail questionnaire and followed up on nonresponders with telephone interviews; we also reviewed hospital records to verify preoperative symptom patterns. The survey was completed by 154 patients (60%): 48 (31%) by mail and 106 (69%) by telephone interviews. The study included 115 (75%) female and 39 (25%) male patients, and the average age was 42 years (range, 13 to 95). All hepatobiliary laboratory parameters were normal pre- and postoperatively. The survey was completed in December 2001, 1 to 5 years postoperatively (mean 3 years). RESULTS: Preoperatively, 142 patients (92%) had right upper quadrant pain, 114 (74%) had nausea, 88 (57%) had vomiting, 120 (73%) had heartburn, and 118 (77%) had food intolerance. In a 30-day postoperative period, these numbers had reduced to 48 (37%), 14 (90%), 8 (5%), 22 (14%), and 34 (22%), respectively. had laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and 95% stated that they would recommend laparoscopic cholecystectomy to other patients. CONCLUSION: This study shows that patients with acalculous gallbladder disease benefit from laparoscopic cholecystectomy.  (+info)

Constancy and variability of gallbladder ejection fraction: impact on diagnosis and therapy. (2/30)

The main objective of this study was to test the constancy and variability of gallbladder (GB) ejection fraction (EF) in long-term studies to (a) determine whether EF ever becomes normal once it is low, (b) determine how long it takes for the EF to become abnormal once it is found to be normal, (c) explore the cause of low EF, and (d) define objective parameters for biliary and nonbiliary abdominal pain. METHODS: Fifty-two patients (42 women, 10 men) who underwent quantitative cholescintigraphy twice (total studies, 104), over a mean period of 38.54 mo between studies, were chosen for retrospective analysis. They were divided into the following groups: control (n = 13; nonbiliary abdominal pain), chronic acalculous cholecystitis (CAC) (n = 27; biliary abdominal pain), chronic calculous cholecystitis (CCC) (n = 6; biliary abdominal pain), and opioid (n = 6; nonbiliary abdominal pain). The last group had received an opioid before cholecystokinin-8 (CCK-8) infusion in one study but not in the other study. A GBEF value of > or =35% was considered normal with a 3-min infusion and > or =50% as normal with a 10-min infusion of CCK-8. RESULTS: The mean GBEF value was reproducible between the 2 sequential studies in the control group (66.0% +/- 20.5% vs. 73.9% +/- 17.7%), CAC group (24.4% +/- 22.3% vs. 16.9% +/- 10.9%), and CCC group (20.8% +/- 20.9% vs. 27.5% +/- 34.5%) but not in the opioid group (14.8% +/- 14.6% vs. 56.5% +/- 31.7%). The severity of GBEF reduction in CAC increased with time: 7.2% +/- 8.1% within 12 mo, 16.1% +/- 14.9% in 13-47 mo, and 23.5% +/- 21.3% in 48-168 mo. None of the 27 patients with CAC developed a gallstone as detected by ultrasound during the study period. In 5 patients with CAC, a mean period of 52.6 +/- 28.9 mo was required for conversion from normal to a low EF. CCK-induced cystic duct spasm is the etiology for low EF in both CAC and CCC. CONCLUSION: Normal and low GBEF values are reproducible in long-term studies. Once the EF reaches a low value, it does not return to normal, and a normal value requires many years to become abnormal. CCK-induced cystic duct spasm is the cause of low GBEF in CAC and CCC, and the severity of EF reduction is similar for both. Exclusion of opioid intake immediately before the study is critical before attributing a low GBEF value to an irreversible GB motor dysfunction.  (+info)

Corn oil emulsion: a simple cholecystagogue for diagnosis of chronic acalculous cholecystitis. (3/30)

This study investigated the use of a corn oil emulsion as an inexpensive alternative to sincalide in the scintigraphic diagnosis of chronic acalculous cholecystitis (CAC). METHODS: Thirty patients with abdominal or right upper quadrant pain underwent (99m)Tc-disofenin hepatobiliary imaging for 60 min. After gallbladder filling, 30 mL of corn oil emulsion were administered orally to all patients followed by dynamic imaging for an additional 60 min in all patients and for 90 min in 26 patients. Gallbladder emptying kinetics were determined with gallbladder ejection fractions calculated at 30, 60, and 90 min. The results were compared with histopathologic or clinical follow-up data. RESULTS: Corn oil emulsion was found to be palatable and free of side effects in all patients. Seven of the 30 patients had histopathologic evidence of CAC, whereas the remaining 23 did not have evidence of gallbladder disease based on clinical follow-up. The 30-, 60-, and 90-min gallbladder ejection fractions were determined to be 25% +/- 22% (mean +/- SD), 47% +/- 28%, and 62% +/- 29%, respectively. Receiver-operating-characteristic analysis showed that the 60-min gallbladder ejection fraction best distinguished between CAC and non-gallbladder disease with an area under the curve of 0.963. A 60-min gallbladder ejection fraction of < or = 20% had 100% sensitivity, 96% specificity, 88% positive predictive value, 100% negative predictive value, and 97% overall accuracy for the diagnosis of CAC. CONCLUSION: Standardized corn oil emulsion appears to be an adequate and well-tolerated gallbladder stimulant. Based on receiver-operating-characteristic analysis, a 60-min gallbladder ejection fraction of < or = 20% using this simple cholecystagogue results in high diagnostic accuracy for CAC.  (+info)

Changes in guinea pig gallbladder smooth muscle Ca2+ homeostasis by acute acalculous cholecystitis. (4/30)

Impaired smooth muscle contractility is a hallmark of acute acalculous cholecystitis. Although free cytosolic Ca2+ ([Ca2+]i) is a critical step in smooth muscle contraction, possible alterations in Ca2+ homeostasis by cholecystitis have not been elucidated. Our aim was to elucidate changes in the Ca2+ signaling pathways induced by this gallbladder dysfunction. [Ca2+]i was determined by epifluorescence microscopy in fura 2-loaded isolated gallbladder smooth muscle cells, and isometric tension was recorded from gallbladder muscle strips. F-actin content was quantified by confocal microscopy. Ca2+ responses to the inositol trisphosphate (InsP3) mobilizing agonist CCK and to caffeine, an activator of the ryanodine receptors, were impaired in cholecystitic cells. This impairment was not the result of a decrease in the size of the releasable pool. Inflammation also inhibited Ca2+ influx through L-type Ca2+ channels and capacitative Ca2+ entry induced by depletion of intracellular Ca2+ pools. In addition, the pharmacological phenotype of these channels was altered in cholecystitic cells. Inflammation impaired contractility further than Ca2+ signal attenuation, which could be related to the decrease in F-actin that was detected in cholecystitic smooth muscle cells. These findings indicate that cholecystitis decreases both Ca2+ release and Ca2+ influx in gallbladder smooth muscle, but a loss in the sensitivity of the contractile machinery to Ca2+ may also be responsible for the impairment in gallbladder contractility.  (+info)

Acute acalculous cholecystitis: a rare complication of typhoid fever. (5/30)

Acute acalculous cholecystitis is a very rare complication of typhoid fever, and may be due to multi-drug resistant and virulent forms of Salmonella infection. It is particularly rare in adults. A 21-year-old woman, presenting with fever, vomiting, diarrhoea and abdominal pain, was found to have acute acalculous cholecystitis due to typhoid fever on basis of ultrasonographical findings and a positive Widal's test for Salmonella typhi. She was treated with antibiotics and made a full recovery.  (+info)

Unusual cases of acute cholecystitis and cholangitis: Tokyo Guidelines. (6/30)

Unusual cases of acute cholecystitis and cholangitis include (1) pediatric biliary tract infections, (2) geriatric biliary tract infections, (3) acalculous cholecystitis, (4) acute and intrahepatic cholangitis accompanying hepatolithiasis (5) acute biliary tract infection accompanying malignant pancreatic-biliary tumor, (6) postoperative biliary tract infection, (7) acute biliary tract infection accompanying congenital biliary dilatation and pancreaticobiliary maljunction, and (8) primary sclerosing cholangitis. Pediatric biliary tract infection is characterized by great differences in causes from those of adult acute biliary tract infection, and severe cases should be immediately referred to a specialist pediatric surgical unit. Because biliary tract infection in elderly patients, who often have serious systemic conditions and complications, is likely to progress to a serious form, early surgery or biliary drainage is necessary. Acalculous cholangitis, which often occurs in patients with serious concomitant conditions, such as those in intensive care units (ICUs) and those with disturbed cardiac, pulmonary, and nephric function, has a high mortality and poor prognosis. Cholangitis accompanying hepatolithiasis includes recurrent pyogenic cholangitis, an epidemic disease in Southeast Asia. Biliary tract infections, which often occur after a biliary tract operation and treatment of the biliary tract, may have a fatal outcome, and should be carefully observed. The causes of acute cholangitis associated with pancreaticobiliary maljunction differ before and after operation. Direct cholangiography is most useful in the diagnosis of primary sclerosing cholangitis. If cholangiography visualizes a typical bile duct, differentiation from acute pyogenic cholangitis is easy. This article discusses the individual characteristics, diagnostic criteria, treatment guidelines, and prognosis of these unusual types of biliary tract infection.  (+info)

A case report of dengue virus infection and acalculous cholecystitis in a pregnant returning traveler. (7/30)

Dengue viral infections present a significant risk during pregnancy to both mother and fetus. A young woman at 13 weeks' gestation presented with fever and abdominal pain following a diarrheal illness after returning from Puerto Rico. Over the course of 5 days, she developed nausea, petechiae, severe thrombocytopenia, and acalculous cholecystitis. After a serologic diagnosis of acute infection with dengue virus, she was provided supportive care. An uncomplicated pregnancy led to delivery of a healthy infant at 40 weeks gestation. Travel during pregnancy to dengue-endemic areas poses a risk to both mother and fetus. Pregnancies complicated by dengue infection require close monitoring for potential maternal and fetal complications.  (+info)

Oerskovia turbata and Myroides species: rare isolates from a case of acalculus cholecystitis. (8/30)

Here we report a case of acalculus cholecystitis, which presented with features of obstructive jaundice of one-week duration. The patient underwent cholecystectomy and bile grew a mixed culture of Oerskovia turbata and Myroides spp. Being a rare isolate, characteristic features of the former are described in this report. The patient recovered without any complication.  (+info)

Acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) is a relatively rare disorder of the gallbladder. Breast cancer recurrence more than 10 years after curative surgery is also infrequent. Here, we report a case of a 59-year-old woman who presented with right flank pain. Her medical history included a lumpectomy for cancer of the left breast 12 years prior. Laboratory tests showed a severe inflammatory reaction and mild liver function abnormalities. Ultrasonography and computed tomography revealed an enlarged gallbladder and inflammation of the surrounding tissues; however, no gallstone was present. She was diagnosed with AAC. We performed an emergency laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and histopathological examination revealed a poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma in the cystic duct. Both metastatic and primary tumor cells were positive for estrogen and progesterone receptors on immunohistochemistry. The final pathological diagnosis was acute cholecystitis due to breast cancer metastasis to the cystic duct. Although AAC
Acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) represents inflammation of the gallbladder in the absence of demonstrated calculi (see the image below). The disease process of AAC is distinct from that of the calculous variety, in which the primary initiating event is believed to be obstruction of the cystic duct.
Peng Yu, MD, PhD, Austin Iovoli, Aaron Hoffman, MD. Department of Surgery, SUNY Buffalo, Kaleida Health System, Buffalo, NY. INTRODUCTION: Periampullary diverticulum (PAD) could compress common bile duct (CBD), and consequently cause obstructive jaundice and cholangitis as few publications have documented. Here we first report an acalculous cholecystitis associated with a PAD-related CBD obstruction. CASE: The patient was a 60-year-old female with a past surgical history of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy who presented at the emergency room with upper abdominal pain and vomiting for one day, associated with leukocytosis and left shift. Serum total bilirubin raised up to 6.1 mg/dL on hospital day (HD) 3. CT, ultrasound, and MRCP images confirmed a distended, wall-thickening gallbladder with pericholecystic fluid, and a significantly dilated CBD at 1.2 cm of diameter (Figure 1), without cholelithiasis or choledocholithiasis. ERCP was unable to be completed due to the post-gastrectomy anatomy and ...
When the diagnosis of acalculous cholecystitis is established, immediate intervention is indicated because of the high risk of rapid deterioration and gallbladder perforation. In patients with acalcul... more
Shown below are algorithms depicting the treatment approach of acute calculous cholecystitis and acute acalculous cholecystitis according to the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT),[7] the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES),[8] the Tokyo guidelines for management of cholecystitis,[9] and review of data from multiple studies on acalculous cholecystitis.[5] ...
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The acute acalculous cholecystitis is an uncom- mon complication in the burned patient. It is secondary to atony and ischemia of the gallblad- der. It may progress to a necroinflammatory process that frequently complicates with bile infection and systemic sepsis. Moreover, this atony affects bile composition, causing the gallbladder mucosa to be more susceptible to damage. Clinically it is characterized by pain and palpable mass in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, fever, leukocytosis and increase of bilirubin and alkaline phosphatase. Gallbladder ultrasonography is the best tool lead to diagnosis. Early treatment with antibiotics associated to surgical or endoscopic procedures is fundamental to reduce the morbimortality of this entity ...
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Labs: CBC with differential. Note that most COVID patients are lymphopenic (83%). However, new leukocytosis can occur and left-shift can be used as a part of clinical picture (Guan et al, N Engl J Med, 2020). Two sets of blood cultures, LFTs (for cholangitis/acalculous cholecystitis), urinalysis (with reflex to culture), sputum culture (if safely obtained via inline suctioning, do not perform bronchoscopy or sputum induction), procalcitonin at 0 and 48h (do not withhold early antibiotics on the basis of procalcitonin alone), urine Strep and legionella ...
ORIGINAL ARTICLES Minerva Pediatrica 2000 April;52(4):205-14. Seizures during treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children. Mainero G., Barisone E., Boffi P., Farinasso L., Landolfi C., Dalponte S., Sicca E., Papalia F., Miniero R., Madon E.. Abstract PDF. REVIEWS Minerva Pediatrica 2000 April;52(4):215-26. Food hypersensitivity in early infancy: immunopathogenesis and clinical disorders. Vigi V., Fanaro S.. Abstract PDF. CASE REPORT Minerva Pediatrica 2000 April;52(4):227-30. Floating-Harbor syndrome: first case in Italy. Evidence of growth hormone deficiency. Femiano P., Castaldo V., Scarano G.. Abstract PDF. CASE REPORT Minerva Pediatrica 2000 April;52(4):231-4. Abdominal pain in children: a case of acalculous cholecystitis. Trada M., Garzoli E., Falzoni P. U., De Franco S., Sacco F., Aguzzi A., Bona G.. Abstract PDF. CASE REPORT Minerva Pediatrica 2000 April;52(4):235-42. Clinical radiologic and RM long term follow-up study in a thalassaemic patient with osteocondrodystrophic ...
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October 2018. Recent advances in management of acalculous cholecystitis. Balmadrid B. F1000Res. 2018 Oct 18;7. pii: F1000 Faculty Rev-1660. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.14886.1. eCollection 2018.. April 2018. Use of the National Institutes of Health Consensus Guidelines Improves the Diagnostic Sensitivity of Gastrointestinal Graft-Versus-Host Disease. Cardona DM, Detweiler CJ, Shealy MJ, Sung AD, Wild DM, Poleski MH, Balmadrid BL, Cirrincione CT, Howell DN, Sullivan KM. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2018 Apr 26. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2017-0054-OA. [Epub ahead of print]. January 2018. Objective Differences in Colonoscopy Technique Between Trainee and Expert Endoscopists Using the Colonoscopy Force Monitor. Ende AR, De Groen P, Balmadrid BL, Hwang JH, Inadomi J, Wojtera T, Egorov V, Sarvazyan N, Korman L. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Jan;63(1):46-52. doi: 10.1007/s10620-017-4847-9. Epub 2017 Nov 17.. December 2017. Late Gastrointestinal Complications of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Adults. Sung ...
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... is defined as inflammation of the gallbladder that occurs most commonly because of an obstruction of the cystic duct from cholelithiasis. Ninety percent of cases involve stones in the cystic duct (ie, calculous cholecystitis), with the other 10% of cases representing acalculous cholecystitis.
Delays in making the diagnosis of acute cholecystitis result in a higher incidence of morbidity and mortality. This is especially true for intensive care unit (ICU) patients who develop acalculous cholecystitis. The diagnosis should be considered and investigated promptly in order to prevent poor outcomes ...
Introduction: Early diagnosis of biliary atresia is very important for better outcome of treatment. Ultrasonography is one of the diagnostic tools for early differentiation of biliary atresia from other causes of neonatal cholestasis. It has been reported that triangular cord sign (TACS) in sonography is a reliable sign for diagnosis of biliary atresia. The aim of this study was to re-assess the accuracy of TACS alone and coupled with an abnormal gallbladder in the diagnosis of biliary atresia. Methods: Infants with prolonged cholestatic jaundice underwent ultrasonography and liver biopsy. Results of ultrasound scans (TASC and gallbladder abnormality) were compared with histopathological findings. Sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value and accuracy of Ultrasonographic findings for diagnosis of biliary atresia based on liver histopathology were studied. Results: The sensitivity, specificity and accuracy of TACS for diagnosis of biliary atresia were 36%, 95%
Acute, acalculous cholecystitis is seen among patients suffering with bacterial sepsis, burns, trauma, or cancer; clinical conditions that could lead to activation of factor XII-dependent pathways and result in inflammation of the gall bladder. To test this hypothesis, dogs were injected intravenously with ellagic acid or rutin, known polyphenol activators of factor XII, or with Escherichia coli endotoxin, also known to activate factor XII, and monkeys were injected intravenously with ellagic acid. In both species, in vivo activation of factor XII-dependent pathways with polyphenol activator resulted in rapid and selective development of acute vasculitis in the serosa and muscularis of the gallbladder and margination of polymorphonuclear neutrophils in pulmonary blood vessels. Intravenous injection of E. coli endotoxin in dogs resulted in necrosis and thrombosis of vessels that were especially severe in the serosa and muscularis of the gallbladder but also present in vessels of many other ...
Failure To Diagnose Gallbladder Disease - Cardiorespiratory Arrest Type of Action Medical malpractice, failure to surgically treat acalculous cholecystitis, cardiorespiratory arrest resulting in decreased ability to concentrate and loss of recent memory Name of Case Kloe v. Knoe, M.D. et al. Court/Case No. D.C. Superior Court Damages Awarded or Settled Settled Amount $350,000 Attorney for Plaintiff William E. Artz, Arlington Other Useful ...
Pathophysiology Acalculous: similar manner but from different etiologic most often associated with systemic illness→ Increased mucous production, dehydration, and increased pigment → increase cholesterol saturation and biliary stasis→ hypofunction→ biliary sludge → obstruction → inflammation, edema → compromised blood flow and bacterial infection
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Acute cholecystitis. Acute Cholecystitis refers to sudden onset of severe abdominal pain which is caused by inflammation or infection of the lining of gall-bladder. There may be a number of causes that can lead to infection of gall-bladder, but the major cause that can lead to gall-bladder pain and infection is presence of stones. The pain due to acute Cholecystitis is in the upper right portion of body and trunk region. The first bout of pain due to acute Cholecystitis may not be very severe but if left untreated, the pain gets more and more severe with every passing episode. Initially this pain is very intermittent and often continues as being unnoticed. In these cases the only option left is surgery.. How can differentiate the pain of Cholecystitis from other sources of upper abdominal pain?. There may be a number of causes that may lead to upper abdominal pain, like liver issue, disorders of stomach and esophagus and of the bile tracts but a few features of Cholecystitis may help you in ...
3. Another type of disease - gangrenous cholecystitis.It is a form running abscess cholecystitis.The disease occurs very rapidly.Rectify the situation the patients own immune system is not able to.It affected the entire gallbladder.Do not eliminated life-threatening complications.. forms of the disease are the following: chronic and calculous acute cholecystitis.. Acute cholecystitis - what is it? The disease pursues older people.The body is weak and can not resist a variety of chronic diseases (chronic pneumonia, arteriosclerosis, coronary heart disease, and others.).Also seen is a direct link with acute pancreatitis.That is why these two diseases are treated together.Doctors prescribe similar treatment and the same diet.. Chronic cholecystitis - what is it?This creeping disease with temporary exacerbations.E. Sometimes the patient may feel pain in the right upper quadrant, but it is weak, tolerant.Incidents in violation of the rules of the patient, the doctor prescribed.For example, if the ...
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Operations were performed on 1166 patients with acute cholecystitis in a group of surgical hospitals of the Novgorod region in the period from 1983 till 1986. Sixty eight of them died (5.8%). Among the immediate causes of death the first place is occupied by purulent complications, the second place -- by acute cardiovascular insufficiency. It is stressed that elderly and senile patients prevailed among those who died after operations for acute cholecystitis (83.8%). The role of timely admission to the hospital and early operations of patients with acute cholecystitis in getting favourable results is stressed.
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Meta-analysis of 17 studies which evaluated role of history, physical, and lab tests in working up cholecystitis showed all likelihood ratios cross or almost cross 1.0. There is no history, physical exam, or lab test that would comfortably allow you to rule-out or rule-in cholecystitis.[1] ...
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This study is investigating the efficacy of gadoxetate disodium [Eovist] in the diagnosis of acute cholecystitis in patients using functional magnetic resonance
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This 46-year-old female presents with right-sided abdominal pain and a WBC count=16,000. Please use sonography to examine her right upper quadrant.
The pathogenesis of cholecystitis is not clearly understood but it appears that gallstone obstruction (calculous cholecystitis) leads to distension of the gallbladder. This disrupts the blood flow and lymphatic drainage resulting in inflammation, which leads to ischemia (tissue injury) and eventually necrosis (tissue death) if left untreated.. Another possible mechanism is that damage of the gallbladder mucosa releases phospholipase which then interacts with the lecithin in the bile, converting it to lysolecithin. This compound is a known toxin which may cause inflammation of the gallbladder (chemically induced).. It is likely that both these mechanisms occur in acute calculous cholecystitis.. Chronic cholecystitis is often a result of repeated bouts of acute cholecystitis although it may arise with no previous episodes of acute cholecystitis.. ...
RADIOLOGY: HEPATOBILIARY: Case# 100: CHOLECYSTITIS (CT&US). Right abdominal pain with abnormal sonogram of the gallbladder. There is a layering density present in the gallbladder with apparent discontinuation in the gallbladder wall. Pericholecystic fluid is present with free intraperitoneal fluid around the liver also. No air is present in the gallbladder. Wispy infiltrative changes are present in the adjacent intraperitoneal fat consistent with inflammation. Acute cholecystitis, or inflammation of the gallbladder, can be classified as calculous (associated with gallstones) or acalculous. Gangrenous cholecystitis is a rare form of acute cholecystitis which is often indistinguishable from acute cholecystitis. The mortality rate of gangrenous cholecystitis is 22% while the mortality rate for acute cholecystitis is only around 1 to 6%. Symptoms associated with the onset of acute cholecystitis include progressive right upper quadrant or epigastric pain, mild fever, anorexia, tachycardia, diaphoresis,
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Koetsu Inoue1, Tatsuya Ueno1, Orie Suzuki1, Masanobu Hayashi1, Kentarou Shima1, Ryouichi Anzai1, Shinji Gotou1, Michinaga Takahashi1, Takanori Morikawa2, Takeshi Naitoh2, Hiroo Naitoh1. 1South Miyagi Medical Center, Department of Surgery, 2Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Surgery. INTRODUCTION: According to the Tokyo guidelines, cholecystitis is classified into three categories (Grade I, II, III) depending on its severity. The guideline recommends some therapeutic options for each categories. The guideline notes early laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) or gallbladder drainage (PTGBD) is required for grade II cholecystitis. The aim of this study is to evaluate the risk factors for the difficulty of the LC in the Grade II cholecystitis.. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Medical records since 2010 to 2015, were retrospectively reviewed. A total of 98 Grade II cholecystitis patients who underwent LC were enrolled in this study, including patients converted to open surgery. The ...
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Haemorrhagic cholecystitis refers to an inflammatory process of the gallbladder, complicated by haemorrhage into the lumen. Clinical presentation The presenting features may mimic non-haemorrhagic acute cholecystitis, with right upper quadrant...
|p|Hemocholecyst is a rare disorder that has been reported in patients with gallstones. Previous reports describe cholecystitis resulting from hemocholecyst after iatrogenic trauma. We report the first case of acute cholecystitis secondary to hemocholecyst in a patient with Hemophilia A.|/p|
Owen CC, Bilhartz LE (2003). "Gallbladder polyps, cholesterolosis, adenomyomatosis, and acute acalculous cholecystitis". Semin ...
Tucker, RA; Jenkins, HL (1984). "Acalculous cholecystitis and fever related to total parenteral nutrition". Drug intelligence ... Total parenteral nutrition increases the risk of acute cholecystitis due to complete disuse of gastrointestinal tract, which ...
... but occasionally due to acalculous cholecystitis or granulomatous appendicitis. The most serious complication of the vasculitic ...
... cholecystitis MeSH C06.130.564.263.249 --- acalculous cholecystitis MeSH C06.130.564.263.500 --- cholecystitis, acute MeSH ... C06.130.564.263.500.500 --- emphysematous cholecystitis MeSH C06.130.564.332 --- cholecystolithiasis MeSH C06.130.564.401 --- ...
A palpable tender gallbladder (hence the law cannot be applied) may be seen in acute acalculous cholecystitis, which commonly ...
In acalculous cholecystitis, no stone is in the biliary ducts. It accounts for 5-10% of all cases of cholecystitis and is ... The presentation of acalculous cholecystitis is similar to calculous cholecystitis. Patients are more likely to have yellowing ... Acalculous cholecystitis is typically seen in people who are hospitalized and critically ill. Males are more likely to develop ... Acalculous and postoperative cholecystitis. In: Surgical intensive care, Barie PS, Shires GT. (Eds), Little Brown & Co, Boston ...
Acalculous cholecystitisEdit. In acalculous cholecystitis, no stone is in the biliary ducts.[13] It accounts for 5-10% of all ... The presentation of acalculous cholecystitis is similar to calculous cholecystitis.[19][13] Patients are more likely to have ... Chronic cholecystitisEdit. Chronic cholecystitis occurs after repeated episodes of acute cholecystitis and is almost always due ... Acalculous and postoperative cholecystitis. In: Surgical intensive care, Barie PS, Shires GT. (Eds), Little Brown & Co, Boston ...
Shakespear JS, Shaaban AM, Rezvani M (2010). "CT findings of acute cholecystitis and its complications". AJR Am J Roentgenol. ... Furthermore, biliary pain may be associated with functional disorders of the biliary tract, so called acalculous biliary pain ( ... Patients usually have normal vital signs with biliary colic, whereas patients with cholecystitis are usually febrile and more ... Further signs on ultrasound may suggest cholecystitis or choledocholithiasis. Computed Topography (CT) is not indicated when ...
Duncan first recognized it in 1844 when a fatal case of acalculous cholecystitis complicating an incarcerated hernia was ... Acalculous cholecystitis is a severe illness that is a complication of various other medical or surgical conditions. ... encoded search term (Acalculous Cholecystitis) and Acalculous Cholecystitis What to Read Next on Medscape. Related Conditions ... Acalculous Cholecystitis Medication. Updated: Feb 14, 2019 * Author: Homayoun Shojamanesh, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, ...
When the diagnosis of acalculous cholecystitis is established, immediate intervention is indicated because of the high risk of ... Drugs & Diseases , Gastroenterology , Acalculous Cholecystitis Q&A What are the treatment options for acalculous cholecystitis? ... In patients with acalculous cholecystitis who are high-risk surgical candidates (ie, end-stage liver disease), Gu et al ... Acute acalculous cholecystitis as a complication of hepatitis A: report of 2 pediatric cases] [Italian]. Pediatr Med Chir. 2008 ...
Acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) represents inflammation of the gallbladder in the absence of demonstrated calculi (see the ... encoded search term (Acalculous Cholecystitis Imaging) and Acalculous Cholecystitis Imaging What to Read Next on Medscape. ... As a result, some authors propose the term necrotizing cholecystitis to reflect the fact that acalculous cholecystitis does not ... Plain film radiography is of limited use in the diagnosis of acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC). Emphysematous cholecystitis ...
Acalculous Cholecystitis answers are found in the 5-Minute Clinical Consult powered by Unbound Medicine. Available for iPhone, ... of patients with acalculous cholecystitis.. *Mortality in patients with acalculous cholecystitis depends on comorbidities and ... Acalculous cholecystitis, also known as acute alithiasic cholecystitis (AAC), is an acute necroinflammatory disease of the ... Abnormal liver tests are more common in acalculous cholecystitis than in calculous cholecystitis. These include ...
The fact that this patient had no risk factors for acalculous cholecystitis suggested that the cholecystitis resulted from ... There may be an increased incidence of acute acalculous cholecystitis. There have already been two reports of acalculous ... Acalculous Cholecystitis in a Patient with Hepatocellular Carcinoma on Sorafenib. Mariko Sanda, Hideyuki Tamai, Hisanobu ... J. K. Ryu, K. H. Ryu, and K. H. Kim, "Clinical features of acute acalculous cholecystitis," Journal of Clinical ...
... Riyadh Ali Mohammed,1 Wisam Ghadban,1 and Osama ... Acute acalculous cholecystitis (ACC) is a rare complication of acute hepatitis B virus infection; only few cases are reported ... We present a 27-year-old female case diagnosed to have acute acalculous cholecystitis and associated with acute hepatitis B ...
Acute acalculous cholecystitis in the critically ill: risk factors and surgical strategies.. Treinen C1, Lomelin D, Krause C, ... Acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) is characterized by severe gallbladder inflammation without cystic duct obstruction. ...
... was to identify the clinical characteristics of the patients in our institution who developed acute acalculous cholecystitis ( ... Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis Complicating Major Trauma: A Report of Five Cases. Authors: Nasim Ahmed, MD, FACS ... 12.Lin KY-K. Acute acalculous cholecystitis: a limited review of the literature. Mt Sinai J Med 1986;53:305-309. ... Acute acalculous cholecystitis: incidence, risk factors, diagnosis, and outcome. Am Surg 1998;64:471-475. ...
Acalculous Cholecystitis associated with a Large Periampullary Duodenal Diverticulum: a Case Report. Peng Yu, MD, PhD, Austin ... This patients mild acalculous cholecystitis probably attributed to the biliary obstruction and consequent gallbladder hydrops ... Her symptoms could be from either acalculous cholecystitis or intermittently worsening biliary obstruction. In this case, the ... To date there is no report describing the association of acalculous cholecystitis with Lemmels syndrome. ...
... in keeping with acute acalculous cholecystitis. Blood tests: GGT 81H IU/L ALT 55H IU/L AST 128H Bili Total 19 umol/L (ref ,21) ... The features of both CT and ultrasound are those of cholecystitis with no gallstones identified, ... The features of both CT and ultrasound are those of cholecystitis with no gallstones identified, in keeping with acute ...
... acalculous cholecystitis, and skin rash.(Case Report, Case study) by Case Reports in Medicine; Health, general Cholecystitis ... unlike other causes of acute acalculous cholecystitis, these treatments do not seem to be useful in acute acalculous ... 6] C. Iaria, L. Arena, G. Di Maio et al., "Acute acalculous cholecystitis during the course of primary Epstein-Barr virus ... 8] K. Suga, M. Shono, A. Goji et al., "A case of acute acalculous cholecystitis complicated by primary epstein-barr virus ...
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Acute acalculous cholecystitis due to Torulopis glabrata, an opportunistic yeast, developed ... Postoperative acalculous cholecystitis due to Torulopsis glabrata.. Authors * Miller, D D Type. Published Article. Journal. ... Acute acalculous cholecystitis due to Torulopis glabrata, an opportunistic yeast, developed postoperatively in a 70-year-old ... Postoperative acalculous cholecystitis due to Torulopsis glabrata.: ...
Acalculous Cholecystitis. Introduction. Acalculous cholecystitis is a form of cholecystitis caused by dysfunction or ... The outcome of patients with acalculous cholecystitis is guarded. Over the years the mortality of acalculous cholecystitis has ... Acalculous cholecystitis accounts for ten percent of all cases of acute cholecystitis and 5% to 10% of all cases of ... Mild cases of acalculous cholecystitis are usually only treated for symptoms of biliary colic. Cases of acute cholecystitis can ...
Acute acalculous cholecystitis follows a more fulminant course than calculous cholecystitis. Broad spectrum antibiotics with ... Acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) is due inflammation of the gallbladder without evidence of gallbladder calculi. AAC is ... The sensitivity of ultrasound for acute acalculous cholecystitis is not well established. If you have a high clinical suspicion ... emDocs.net Podcast - Episode 9: Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis, Mastitis and Breast Abscess, LV Aneurysm ECG Findings. ...
Between 2 and 15 of patients with acute cholecystitis have no gallstones identified on US. Such patients appear to have a ... Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis. Last Updated on Sat, 16 Apr 2016 , Liver Disease ... Such patients appear to have a different clinical entity, acute acalculous cholecystitis. ... Between 2 and 15% of patients with acute cholecystitis have no gallstones identified on US. ...
... - 90 Studies Found. Status. Study Completed. Study Name: FDG-PET/CT in the Evaluation of Patients With ... Condition: Acute Cholecystitis. Date: 2014-03-20. Completed. Study Name: The Real World of Acute Cholecystitis. Condition: ... Study Name: A Randomized Controlled Trial on EGBD vs PC for Acute Cholecystitis.. Condition: Acute Cholecystitis. Date: 2014-08 ... Condition: Acute Cholecystitis With Chronic Cholecystitis. Date: 2014-06-01. Interventions: Procedure: Laparoscopic ...
Emphysematous cholecystitis with gas bubbles arising in fundus of gallbladder. *Frank perforation of gallbladder with ... Retrieved from "https://www.wikem.org/w/index.php?title=Acalculous_cholecystitis&oldid=148144" ...
Read about acute cholecystitis, which is inflammation of the gallbladder. It usually occurs when a gallstone blocks the cystic ... Acalculous cholecystitis. Acalculous cholecystitis is a less common, but usually more serious, type of acute cholecystitis. It ... calculous cholecystitis and acalculous cholecystitis.. Calculous cholecystitis. Calculous cholecystitis is the most common, and ... Acalculous cholecystitis can be caused by accidental damage to the gallbladder during major surgery, serious injuries or burns ...
Gall bladder perforation in acalculous cholecystitis. Srinivasan D, Sherigar S, Thimmappa D. Gall bladder perforation in ... acalculous cholecystitis. Oncology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Reports. 2014;3(2s):s1-s3. ...
Acalculous cholecystitis is associated with a higher incidence of gangrene and perforation compared to calculous cholecystitis. ... The reported mortality range is 10-50% for acalculous cholecystitis as compared to 1% for calculous cholecystitis. ... Acalculous Cholecystitis. Background. An inflammatory disease of the gallbladder without evidence of gallstones or cystic duct ... In patients with acalculous cholecystitis who are high-risk surgical candidates endoscopic gallbladder stent placement may be ...
... setting presenting with right upper quadrant pain or when acute acalculous cholecystitis is suspected. ... Suspected Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis (AAC). *AAC is a complication of severe morbidity when primary diagnosis is not acute ... Ultrasound is not a useful screening tool for acute acalculous cholecystitis in critically ill trauma patients. Am Surg. 2002; ... Can percutaneous cholecystostomy be a definitive management for acute acalculous cholecystitis? J Clin Gastroenterol. 2012;46(3 ...
Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis in a Patient With COVID-19 and a LVAD ... Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis in a Patient With COVID-19 and a LVAD Justin Roy 1 , Nitasa Sahu 2 , Reshma Golamari 2 , Rama ... Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis in a Patient With COVID-19 and a LVAD Justin Roy et al. J Card Fail. 2020 Jul. . ... Huffman J.L., Schenker S. Acute acalculous cholecystitis: a review. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010;8:15-22. - PubMed ...
  • To the best of our knowledge, this represents the first reported case of acalculous cholecystitis developing during sorafenib therapy, and is significant as a causal relationship with sorafenib was strongly suggested. (hindawi.com)
  • Duncan first recognized it in 1844 when a fatal case of acalculous cholecystitis complicating an incarcerated hernia was reported. (medicine-handbook.com)
  • Unlike other types of abdominal pain , the pain of acute cholecystitis is usually persistent and doesn't go away within a few hours. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Thanks to Gladys for presenting the case of a middle-aged man with cirrhosis presenting with abdominal pain and found to have a portal vein thrombosis and possible acalculous cholecystitis! (wordpress.com)
  • Unlike some others types of abdominal pain , the pain associated with acute cholecystitis is usually persistent, and doesn't go away within a few hours. (nhsinform.scot)
  • Although sunitinib therapy was started as neoadjuvant chemotherapy, during the fourth week of the first cycle, she developed acute acalculous cholecystitis and disseminated intravascular coagulation associated with sunitinib. (biomedcentral.com)
  • 6-12 Acalculous cholecystitis/cholangiopathy 2,13-15 and reactive arthritis 16 also have been reported. (nih.gov)