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Acute Cholecystitis

Acute inflammation of the GALLBLADDER wall. It is characterized by the presence of ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and LEUKOCYTOSIS. Gallstone obstruction of the CYSTIC DUCT is present in approximately 90% of the cases.
Also Known As:
Cholecystitis, Acute
Networked: 1702 relevant articles (107 outcomes, 187 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Critical Illness (Critically Ill)
2. Gallstones (Gallstone)
3. Cholecystitis
4. Pancreatitis
5. Cholelithiasis

Experts

1. Takada, Tadahiro: 14 articles (01/2013 - 01/2006)
2. Miura, Fumihiko: 13 articles (01/2013 - 01/2006)
3. Yoshida, Masahiro: 13 articles (01/2013 - 01/2006)
4. Mayumi, Toshihiko: 11 articles (01/2013 - 01/2007)
5. Yamashita, Yuichi: 10 articles (01/2013 - 01/2004)
6. Kim, Myung-Hwan: 9 articles (11/2015 - 06/2006)
7. Catena, Fausto: 9 articles (09/2015 - 01/2009)
8. Büchler, Markus W: 9 articles (08/2015 - 01/2007)
9. Ansaloni, Luca: 8 articles (09/2015 - 01/2009)
10. Coccolini, Federico: 8 articles (09/2015 - 01/2009)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Acute Cholecystitis:
1. Morphine (MS Contin)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
3. Factor IX (PTC)FDA LinkGeneric
4. PiperacillinFDA LinkGeneric
5. Penicillins (Penicillin)FDA Link
6. Gentamicins (Gentamicin)FDA LinkGeneric
7. C-Reactive ProteinIBA
8. cefepime (Maxipime)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Mezlocillin (Mezlin)FDA Link
10. Triglycerides (Triacylglycerol)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
2. Cholecystectomy
3. Cholecystostomy
4. Catheters
5. Endoscopic Sphincterotomy