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Best of Five MCQS for the European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology$
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Thomas Marjot, Colleen McGregor, Tim Ambrose, Simon Travis, Aminda De Silva, and Jeremy Cobbold

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9780198834373

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2021

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198834373.001.0001

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Biliary disorders

Biliary disorders

(p.72) Chapter 4 Biliary disorders
Best of Five MCQS for the European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Thomas Marjot

Oxford University Press

This chapter covers core curriculum topics relating to disorders of the biliary tract including physiology and biochemistry of bile formation and the pathogenesis of gallstones; complications of gallstones disease including biliary colic, acute cholecystitis, biliary obstruction, and cholangitis, and options for operative and non-operative management. Material is also provided on conditions of the gallbladder including adenomyomatosis, gallbladder polyps, and porcelain gallbladder; primary sclerosing cholangitis and other causes of cholangitistumours of the bile duct, gall bladder, and ampulla; indications and complications of endoscopic and radiological treatment of biliary disease including endoscopic retrograde choalngiopancreatography, cholangioscopy, and Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography. There is also discussion on the diagnosis and management of biliary complications after liver transplantation. Additional curriculum material regarding disorders of the biliary tract will also be covered in the mock examination chapter.

Keywords:   gallstones, cholangitis, cholangiocarcinoma, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, biliary strictures

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