Bile duct disorders

Image Challenge: An Unusual Cause of Biliary Colic

Sept. 19, 2017

What causes episodes of biliary colic in a patient with a normal gallbladder and dilated common bile duct with no stones seen?

Repeated Hepatolithiasis and Unknown Mass in Cholangiography

Sept. 27, 2016

A 68-year-old was admitted for persistent high fever and cutaneous abscess with a history of cholecystectomy for cholelithiasis and a hepatic left lateral lobectomy for hepatolithiasis.

Lymphoid Hyperplasia of the Bile Duct Observed on Peroral Video Cholangioscopy

Sept. 27, 2016

A 75-year-old woman was referred for a detailed examination of the bile duct.

An Incidentally Discovered Abdominal Mass During Physical Examination

July 1, 2016

A 66-year-old woman was referred to our hospital for an incidentally discovered abdominal mass during routine physical examination.

A Challenging Diagnosis for a Biliary Stricture

June 1, 2016

A 75-year-old man with previous colonic resection for colonic adenocarcinoma was referred to our hospital for evaluation of a common bile duct (CBD) stenosis.

An Unusual Case of an Esophageal Functional Disorder

Nov. 18, 2015

A 31-year-old man was referred to our hospital for chest pain and dysphagia that had lasted for 3 months.

AGA-Funded Medical Student Pursues Research Career in Academic Medicine

May 1, 2015

Your gifts to the AGA Research Foundation Support Anya I. Mezina from Emory University School of Medicine.
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Analysis of Bile Duct Biopsies Is Important in Patient Management

Sept. 20, 2012

Use of a special handling protocol for these small biopsies could reduce the number of cases with insufficient material for diagnosis.

Bile Acid Synthesis Associated with IBS-D

Sept. 6, 2012

Patients with IBS-diarrhea have greater body mass index, and synthesize and excrete higher levels of bile acid than individuals with IBS-constipation or healthy volunteers.