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All You Need to Know About Biliary Tract Disease

About

Medical syndrome affecting the biliary tract.

- Professional help required.
- Not self-diagnosable.
- Combination of many conditions.

Gallstones, acute calculus cholecystitis, Mirizzi syndrome are some of the conditions affecting the biliary tract.

Symptoms

Fatigue, weight loss

People may experience:
Upper abdominal pain

Treatment

Diagnosis – Medical history is found out with quite a few tests. These include- Endoscopic ultrasonography and CAT Scans.

Self-care: Depends on the maintenance of health. One should be in constant touch with the doctor, have a healthy diet, and avoid straining the biliary tract.

Medicines:
Gallstone Dissolution Agents: Used for dissolution of gallstones and microlithiasis.
Farnesoid X Receptor Agonist: Used to reduce exposure of hepatocytes with bile.
Antipruritics: Used for reducing itching caused due to excessive bile acid levels.

Specialist:

Gallbladder removal: This is done when gallstones begin to cause pain or bring about other symptoms of discomfort.

Interventional Radiology: This procedure involves injection of an X-ray contrast dye directly into the bile duct. This relieves blockages of the biliary tract.
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP): This procedure is used to eliminate the obstructions in the gallbladder or bile ducts and to reach bile duct tumors for biopsy.
Here at mfine, you will be getting help in the form of a detailed treatment plan, covering all the aspects, as your health is our priority.

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Nagarjuna Yarlagadda

Dr. Nagarjuna Yarlagadda

MD- General Medicine, DM (Gastro) (PGI)

34+ years exp

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Sunshine Hospitals

Hyderabad

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Venugopal Pareek

Dr. Venugopal Pareek

MS, DNB, FBMS, FIAGES, FAIS, FMAS

20+ years exp

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Sunshine Hospitals, Secunderabad

Hyderabad

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Maruthesh Gowda

Dr. Maruthesh Gowda

MRCS(London), FRCS(London)

15+ years exp

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Koshys Hospital

Bangalore

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Datta Ram

Dr. Datta Ram

MS, MRCS (Edin), DNB (Surgical Gastroenterology)

15+ years exp

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Sunshine Hospitals

Hyderabad

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Prithvi Priyadarshini

Dr. Prithvi Priyadarshini

MD (Internal Medicine), DNB, DM (Gastroenterology)

14+ years exp

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Axon Specialty Hospital

Bangalore

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Swathi G

Dr. Swathi G

MD (General Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)

7+ years exp

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Sunshine Hospitals, Secunderabad

Hyderabad

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