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What Is The Best Treatment For Absence Of The Bile Ducts In The Liver
What is treatment painful liver segment 7 subcapsular benign biliary cyst, dilated bile duct? 5cmx5cmx1.3cm. Past history lapchole with bile leak 2005
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Sent home to be with family with no more treatment options for pancreatic cancer. Tumors in liver blocking bile duct with drainage tube. Time left?
What's the average time a person can live with advanced pancreatic cancer? Treatment for 5 months. No more chemo for last 3mnts. New bile duct block.
Prognosis poor: Unresectable pancreatic lesions with metastasis respond temporarily to Gemzar+ Abraxane for several months. Process enhanced with hyaluronidase enhancing response for several more months. With no treatment progression takes place. Bile duct block needs stenting otherwise jaundice destroys liver. New immunotherapeutic trials targeting mutated MUC5ac ongoing at several large centers. ...Read more
Nothing good yet: There is as of yet, no proven monoclonal antibody(moab) for this type of cancer. For some of the GI cancers, anti-egfr antibody like cetuximab(erbitux) has been modestly useful. You can ask your oncologist whether he/she will consider adding this moab to your chemotherapy regimen in case you are still on chemo or being offered chemotherapy with Cisplatin and gemcitabine. ...Read more
Arent there bile ducts in the liver so cant the liver with a tumor cause stools the become light ?
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What can cause recurrent gallstones in the bile ducts and liver every year when gallbladder was removed years ago?
2 causes: Stones that are found in the bile duct within 2 years after removing the gallbladder are considered to have originated in the gallbladder and passed into the bile duct but not found during the operation. A stone in the duct that is found > 2 yrs post op is considered a primary bile duct stone. The treatment is the same, though--usually ERCP, sometimes with stent placement. ...Read more
Fnac report :liver space occupying lesion. Dignosis : metastatic infiltrating duct cacinoma for my mother age 62+ ? Is thr any option of treatment ?
Not sure: You used the term inflitrating duct carcinoma, which is normally a metastatic breast cancer. If that is the case, the receptor status and her-2 status play a major role. If the report is adenocarcinoma of bile duct origin then the prognosis is poor. I would get a clarification from your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the chances a path report from a "brushing" of a liver bile duct during ercp is incorrect in a cancer dx? 87yo. Severe jaundice- no pain?
Slight chance: Pathologists are experts for diagnosing cancer from a single cell , in order to do that must get an intact undamaged cell , must preserve it , properly store & label it and send to cyto-pathology lab , even in presence of ca brush may miss it, all of the above can happen then will false negative results , 85 - 90 % time will not happen , will have correct diagnosis , good luck to your dad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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