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131 Possible Causes for Postoperative Jaundice

  • Cholestatic Jaundice

    […] mortality rate of jaundiced patients will soon be observed.[] Surgery in jaundiced patients is associated with a higher risk of postoperative complications compared with surgery in non jaundiced patients [ 13 , 14 ].[] Surgery in jaundiced patients is associated with a higher risk of postoperative complications compared with surgery in non jaundiced patients [ 13, 14 ].[]

  • Cholelithiasis

    After "simple" cholecystectomy for lithiasis, biliary disorders can appear, with the onset more than 3 years postoperative, like cholangitis or transitory jaundice.[]

  • Cardiac Cirrhosis

    Postoperatively, jaundice developed despite improvements in cardiac function.[] Jaundice after cardiac surgery very high levels of AST and ALT may occur by the second postoperative day 6 IH and drug-induced hepatotoxicity Currently, there is no specific[]

  • Acute Renal Failure

    A randomized trial on the effect of mannitol on postoperative renal function in patients with obstructive jaundice. Surgery. 1988;103:39-44. Google Scholar 17.[]

  • Cholangitis

    Only 2 patients in the steroids treatment group relapsed to manifest obstructive jaundice and high serum IgG4 levels.[] Four patients with suspected pancreatic cancer or cholangiocarcinoma underwent surgery, including 2 patients who also received postoperative steroids.[]

  • Choledocholithiasis

    Surgery: [ edit ] Operated when Jaundice is not present. Operation of Choice: Cholecystectomy. Choledochotomy: Supra-duodenal Choledochotomy.[] PostOperative Treatment: [ edit ] T-tube/drainage: Regular Bile examination: Color and quantity. If bile was White Bile, it's color should be normol within 2 days.[]

  • Ampulla of Vater Obstruction Syndrome

    ALS is one of the main causes of duodenal stump blowout in the early postoperative period and is also an etiology for postoperative obstructive jaundice, ascending cholangitis[] Elderly patients who are deeply jaundiced are more likely to develop postoperative oliguric renal failure than patients of the same age without jaundice.[] Amaddeo A, Rubinato E, Schleef J, Olenik D, Giglia D, Marchetti F, Ventura A Persistent biliary dilatation and stenosis in postoperative congenital choledochal cyst.[]

  • Bile Duct Stricture

    Benign postoperative bile duct strictures are usually complications of cholecystectomies.[] RESULTS: Endoscopic therapy was successful in 90% (18/20) of the patients with postoperative bile duct stricture.[] InternationalData from Europe have shown a similar rate to the United States of occurrence of postoperative bile duct strictures.[]

  • Ventral Hernia

    Coughing,vomting and overzealous venetilation in early postoperative period 5.[] Multiparity,malnutrition,peritoneal dialysis,jaundice,hypoproteinemia,anaemia, malignant diseases 4.[]

  • Pancreatic Neoplasm

    Several positive outcomes were observed after preoperative drainage in jaundiced patients: (1) higher postoperative morbi-mortality is associated with prolonged acute-phase[] The most common postoperative complication was pancreatic fistula (n 5; 19%). One patient died of necrotic pancreatitis.[] Two patients underwent only laparotomy with tumor biopsy, one cholecystectomy with Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy for jaundice treatment, 6 pancreatoduodenectomy, and 18 partial[]

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