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Obstructive Jaundice (Cholestatic Jaundice) Summary

Description: Jaundice, the condition with yellowish staining of the skin and mucous membranes, that is due to impaired BILE flow in the BILIARY TRACT, such as INTRAHEPATIC CHOLESTASIS, or EXTRAHEPATIC CHOLESTASIS.

Also Known As: Cholestatic Jaundice; Jaundice, Obstructive; Mechanical Jaundice; Jaundice, Cholestatic; Jaundice, Mechanical

Networked: 2483 relevant articles (122 outcomes, 256 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Obstructive Jaundice

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Bilirubin : 4 outcomes 13 studies in 134 results : IBA
  2. perfluoro- 2,2,2',2'- tetramethyl- 4,4'- bis(1,3- dioxolane) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 61 results : IBA
  3. Glutamine (L-Glutamine) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 15 results : FDA 1
  4. Cytokines : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 17 results : IBA
  5. Plastics : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 31 results : IBA
  6. Propofol (Diprivan) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 7 results : FDA 9 Generic
  7. Glucose (Dextrose) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 24 results : FDA 175 Generic
  8. gemcitabine : 2 outcomes 1 study in 6 results : FDA 7
  9. Intravenous Anesthetics : 2 outcomes 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  10. Ketamine : 2 outcomes 1 study in 3 results : FDA 8 Generic
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Diseases Related to Obstructive Jaundice

  1. Jaundice
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  3. Stomach Neoplasms (Stomach Cancer)
  4. Endotoxemia
  5. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
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Key Therapies for Obstructive Jaundice

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  1. Stents : 22 outcomes 16 studies in 205 results
  2. Decompression : 5 outcomes 8 studies in 95 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 47 results
  4. Hepatectomy : 3 outcomes 12 studies in 45 results
  5. Parenteral Nutrition : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 12 results
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