Anthony Herrera, Author at Gastroenterology Advisor

Anthony Herrera

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Ascending Cholangitis

Preliminary Diagnosis: Ascending Cholangitis I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? Ultrasound of the biliary tree. II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosis of Ascending Cholangitis. Advantages Highly portable imaging modality. Does not expose patients to ionizing radiation. May help guide percutaneous intervention and biopsy that will help clinch…

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