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The first imaging test in the evaluation of patients with new onset portal hypertension should be a transcutaneous liver ultrasound with Doppler Schwartz notes flow assessment. Anticoagulation is the standard immediate therapy in Budd-Chiari Syndrome.
The single most important diagnostic and potentially therapeutic procedure to be performed in the cirrhotic patient with upper GI bleed is endoscopy.
Esophageal varices are the most common cause of massive bleeding in patients with cirrhosis. The most critical treatment for acute hemorrhage in cirrhotic patients is prompt endoscopic intervention and therapy. Distal splenorenal shunt DSRS has been shown to be the most effective in non-alcoholic patients with preserved liver function who require a shunt for the elective treatment of refractory bleeding.
In patients with complete intrahepatic portal vein thrombosis, an end -to -side portocaval shunt is the easiest to perform and the most effective shunt. The diuretics furosemide and spironolactone are the mainstays of medical therapy of ascites.
Cerebral edema and intracranial hypertension are the complications of FHF most likely to result in adverse outcome and death.
Liver transplantation has become the therapy of choice for FHF patients with cerebral edema. Simple hepatic cysts are the most common benign lesions found in the liver. PAIR percutaneous aspiration, instillation of absolute alcohol and reaspiration is an excellent first line of therapy in the management of simple, congenital, hepatic cysts.
Resection remains the standard therapy for hepatic adenoma. In contrast to hepatic adenoma, focal nodular hyperplasia typically is not associated with symptoms and does not pose any risks of rupture or malignant degeneration.
Bile duct hamartomas are the most common liver lesions seen at laparotomy which are peripheral in location, firm,smooth and white in appearance. The most common etiologies of pyogenic liver abscesses include biliary tract manipulation, diverticular disease, inflammatory bowel disease and systemic infectionsnsuch as bacterial endicarditis.
Albendazole therapy is the mainstay in the majority of patients with hydatid disease. The liver is second only to lymph nodes as a common site of metastasis from other solid cancers. Gallbladder and the Extrahepatic Biliary System 1.
The chief symptom associated with symptomatic gallstone is pain. An abdominal ultrasound is the standard diagnostic test for gallstone. Diabetic patients with symptomatic gallstones should have a cholecystectomy promptly, as they are more prone to develop acute cholecystitis that is often severe.
A high wbc above 20, is suggestive of a complicated form of cholecystitis such as gangrenous cholecystitis, perforation, or associated cholangitis.
Ultrasonography is the most useful radiologic test for diagnosing acute cholecystitis. Cholecystectomy is the definitive treatment for acute cholecystitis and laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the procedure of choice.
Early cholecystectomy performed within 2 to 3 days of illness is preferred over interval or delayed cholecystectomy that is performed 6 to 10 weeks after initial medical treatment and recuperation. Endoscopic cholangiography is the gold standard for diagnosing common bile duct stones.
If the stones are deliberately left in place at the time of surgery or diagnosed shortly after cholecystectomy, they are classified as retained; those diagnosed months or years later are termed recuurent. Gallstone are the most common cause of obstruction in cholangitis.
The definitive diagnostic test for cholangitis is ERC endoscopic retrograde cholangiography The initial treatment of patients with cholangitis includes intravenous antibiotics and fluid resuscitation. Percutaneous transhepatic drainage is used in patients in whom the biliary obstruction is more proximal or perihilar, or when a stricture in a biliary-enteric anastomosis is the cause, or the endoscopic route is the cause.
Percutaneous ultrasound or ct-guided cholecystostomy is the treatment of choice for patients with acalculous cholecystitis as they are usually unfit for surgery. The hepatic duct bifurcation is often the most severely affected segment in sclerosing cholangitis. In patients with sclerosing cholangitis and advanced liver disease, liver transplantation is the only option.'Notes Never Sent' is released September Learn more about the book in this fun video.
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