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Sclerosing Cholangitis

Chronic inflammatory disease of the BILIARY TRACT. It is characterized by fibrosis and hardening of the intrahepatic and extrahepatic biliary ductal systems leading to bile duct strictures, CHOLESTASIS, and eventual BILIARY CIRRHOSIS.
Also Known As:
Cholangitis, Sclerosing; Cholangiitis, Sclerosing; Cholangiitides, Sclerosing; Cholangitides, Sclerosing; Sclerosing Cholangiitides; Sclerosing Cholangiitis; Sclerosing Cholangitides
Networked: 500 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 13 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Pancreatitis
2. Cholangiocarcinoma
3. Biliary Liver Cirrhosis (Primary Biliary Cirrhosis)
4. Cholestasis
5. Colorectal Neoplasms (Colorectal Cancer)

Experts

1. Nakanuma, Yasuni: 14 articles (06/2014 - 10/2007)
2. Trauner, Michael: 12 articles (04/2013 - 05/2004)
3. Zen, Yoh: 11 articles (10/2014 - 10/2007)
4. Fickert, Peter: 11 articles (07/2014 - 07/2004)
5. Okazaki, Kazuichi: 10 articles (10/2015 - 12/2005)
6. Nakazawa, Takahiro: 10 articles (06/2015 - 12/2004)
7. Kamisawa, Terumi: 9 articles (09/2015 - 12/2008)
8. Ohara, Hirotaka: 9 articles (06/2015 - 12/2004)
9. Vergani, Diego: 8 articles (09/2015 - 06/2008)
10. Mieli-Vergani, Giorgina: 8 articles (09/2015 - 04/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Sclerosing Cholangitis:
1. Ursodeoxycholic Acid (Urso)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Immunoglobulin G (IgG)IBA
3. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin)IBA
4. MelatoninIBA
5. Immunoglobulin M (IgM)IBA
6. Fluorouracil (Carac)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Factor IX (PTC)FDA LinkGeneric
8. 24-norursodeoxycholic acidIBA
9. Primary sclerosing cholangitisIBA
10. Formaldehyde (Formol)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Transplants (Transplant)
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
4. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
5. Liver Transplantation