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Cholecystitis Summary

Description: Inflammation of the GALLBLADDER; generally caused by impairment of BILE flow, GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, infections, or other diseases.

Also Known As: Empyema, Gall Bladder; Gall Bladder Empyema; Gallbladder Empyema; Inflammation, Gallbladder; Empyema, Gallbladder Show All >>

Networked: 1844 relevant articles (52 outcomes, 148 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Cholecystitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. mebeverine : 3 outcomes in 3 results : IBA
  2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 2 outcomes in 47 results : IBA
  3. lidofenin (HIDA) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 10 results : IBA
  4. Enzymes : 1 outcome 1 study in 20 results : IBA
  5. Alkaline Phosphatase : 1 outcome 1 study in 19 results : IBA
  6. Colloids (Colloid) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  7. Cefoperazone (Cefoperazone Sodium) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 3
  8. Loperamide (Imodium) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 30 Generic
  9. cefodizime : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. Bile Acids and Salts (Bile Acids) : 1 outcome in 9 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Cholecystitis

  1. Cholelithiasis
  2. Gallstones (Gallstone)
  3. Acute Cholecystitis
  4. Inflammation
  5. Dyskinesias (Dyskinesia)
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Key Therapies for Cholecystitis

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  1. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy : 13 outcomes 22 studies in 267 results
  2. Cholecystectomy : 12 outcomes 42 studies in 515 results
  3. Cholecystostomy : 4 outcomes 6 studies in 69 results
  4. Lithotripsy (Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 8 results
  5. Stents : 1 outcome 3 studies in 39 results
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