bile duct stricture

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bile duct stricture

An abnormal narrowing of the common bile duct due to local scarring, which may cause biliary obstruction.
 
Clinical findings
Jaundice, fever, chills, abdominal pain.
 
Aetiology
Prior local surgery, pancreatitis, trauma, gallstones.

Management
 Endoscopic surgery with insertion of self-expanding metal mesh stents.

bile duct stricture

Biliary stricture Surgery An abnormal narrowing of the common bile duct, due to local scarring, which may cause biliary obstruction Etiology Prior local surgery, pancreatitis, trauma, gallstones Clinical Jaundice, fever, chills, abdominal pain Management Endoscopic surgery
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Biliary stricture is associated with the development of fibroblasts proliferation, collagen deposition, fibrosis, and narrowing of the bile duct lumen, representing an important cause of high morbidity and mortality of patients with biliary tract diseases.
They described a new technique to perform endoscopic biopsy in a 75-year-old male with a biliary stricture, which was presumed to be a malignancy, in the hilar region.
The most common long-term complication was biliary stricture, which occurred in 28 patients (31.
His last ERCP procedure was performed 7 days prior to this ICU admission; during which a severe localized biliary stricture was found and was treated with balloon dilation and exchange of biliary stents.
showed that anastomotic biliary stricture was not related to acute rejection, [sup][16] whereas Park et al .
Barr Fritcher et al (11) state that polysomic UFISH finding is indicative of carcinoma in the context of a biliary stricture.
Similarly, in another study of patients with chronic pancreatitis and biliary stricture, all 11 patients who received multiple stents had no recurrent cholangitis and had a reduced ductal diameter after 4 years of follow-up, whereas some of the 34 patients who had only one stent placed had recurrent cholangitis and none had reduction in bile duct diameter.
The causes of biliary obstruction included hepatolithiasis (n = 17), choledocholithasis (n = 47), benign biliary stricture (n = 6), pancreatic cancer (n = 20), and cholangiocarcinoma (n = 26).
16) A major problem for patients who undergo LCBDE by choledochotomy are biliary leakage and biliary stricture.
09%) including 6 cases of common BDI, 2 cases of common hepatic duct injury, 1 case of right hepatic duct injury, 1 case of accessory right hepatic duct, 1 case of aberrant BDI 1 case of biliary stricture, 1 case of biliary duct perforation, 3 cases of hemobilia, and 4 cases of bile leakage.
Cholangiography was used to confirm healing of the biliary fistula and absence of a biliary stricture or residual stones.
Neoplasm, choledocholithiasis, biliary stricture, parasites and primary sclerosing cholingitis lead to intra-ductal obstruction.