Chapter 6. Gall Bladder and Biliary Tree

  1. Simon P.L. Travis DPhil, FRCP1,
  2. Tariq Ahmad DPhil, MRCP2,
  3. Jane Collier MD, MRCP3 and
  4. A. Hillary Steinhart MD, FRCP(C)4

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994764.ch6

Pocket Consultant: Gastroenterology, Third Edition

Pocket Consultant: Gastroenterology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Travis, S. P.L., Ahmad, T., Collier, J. and Steinhart, A. H. (eds) (2005) Gall Bladder and Biliary Tree, in Pocket Consultant: Gastroenterology, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470994764.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant Gastroenterologist John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    Specialist Registrar John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    Consultant Hepatologist John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford, UK

  4. 4

    Head, Combined Division of Gastroenterology Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111928

Online ISBN: 9780470994764

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Keywords:

  • gall bladder;
  • biliary tract;
  • gallstones;
  • bacterial cholangitis;
  • post-cholecystectomy symptoms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clinical anatomy of the biliary tract

  • Gallstones

  • Cholestatic jaundice

  • Cholangitis

  • Cholangiocarcinoma

  • Clinical dilemmas