Quantcast

Latest Cystic duct Stories

2009-08-10 11:01:20

Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is an idiopathic chronic cholestatic inflammatory liver disease characterized by diffuse fibrosing inflammation of intra- and/or extrahepatic bile ducts, resulting in bile duct obliteration, biliary cirrhosis, and eventually hepatic failure. One of the most common symptoms at the time of presentation of PSC is mild to severe abdominal pain localized in the right upper quadrant. However, the mechanisms responsible for the abdominal pain in PSC are not fully...

2008-06-25 09:00:00

By Brandy Brubaker, The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va. Jun. 25--Two women have filed lawsuits alleging misconduct at WVU Hospitals -- one for the death of her longtime companion and the other for a reported botched gallbladder surgery. The lawsuits were filed in Monongalia County Circuit Court this month, not long after a consultant hired to evaluate WVU Health Sciences criticized the hospital's ability to care for patients. WVU Hospitals spokeswoman Amy Johns said WVU does not...


Latest Cystic duct Reference Libraries

Gallbladder
2013-03-05 14:18:48

The gall bladder is the sac-shaped organ that is the passage between the liver and intestine where bile is held. Formation and Orientation The gall bladder is relatively 8 cm by 4 cm when fully formed. The gallbladder is angled between the rectus abdominis muscle and the costal margin. It is hollow and is made up of three parts; the fundus, the body and the neck. The fundus is the part of the gallbladder that is most far from the cystic duct. This is at the same level of the...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
Related