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What are Bama fans thankful for?  -  22 Nov 2009
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)Turner was diagnosed with sclerosing cholangitis, a chronic disease that results in liver failure, and was told he would die without a liver transplant. ...

Life Central | Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis.  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
PR-inside.com (press release)In primary sclerosing cholangitis the bile ducts inside and outside of the liver become inflamed and scarred. As the scarring increases, the ducts become ...

Bears honor Payton at halftime  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
The Associated PressThe NFL's all-time leading rusher when he retired, Payton was first diagnosed with a rare liver disease called primary sclerosing cholangitis and then ...

Novel genetic screen helps find pancreatobiliary cancer  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Philippine StarThe test might also help to distinguish patients whose strictures are caused by primary sclerosing cholangitis from those with strictures related to other ...

House: “Teamwork?  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
North by NorthwesternFlip-flopping between vitamin D deficiency, sclerosing cholangitis (causing liver failure) and leukemia, the team continually fails to find a viable ...

Health Matters : What is Cholecystitis ?  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)Inflammation, usually due to infection, leads to acute infections of the gallbladder (cholecystitis) or the ducts (cholangitis). This disease is seen more ...

Local cousins living liver donor/recipients  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Napanee GuideCassidy was diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), a chronic disease that gradually debilitates the liver's ability to function properly. ...

Tackling biases  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
TheChronicleHerald.caMr. Ryan has primary sclerosing cholangitis, which causes bile ducts to shut down, possibly leading to liver failure. Mr. Ryan said he began volunteering ...

Tyra Banks features the Tapeworm Diet on her show  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Examiner.comHowever there is the chance where segments of the worm (proglottids) can migrate and cause appendicitis and cholangitis (bile duct obstruction). ...

REG-Biocompatibles Intl.: Statement re Positive Data in Combination Therapy Trial  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Reuters...gastro oesophageal reflux disease, pancreatitis, gastritis, gastrointestinal perforations, increase in bilirubin, jaundice, cholecystitis, cholangitis, ...

Transplant survivor strives for overhaul  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Peoria Journal StarIn 1990, Joe Berry was diagnosed with PSC, primary sclerosing cholangitis, a rare liver disease with no known cause but a link with ulcerative colitis. ...

11th annual Hoops 4 Healing event  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Suburbanite...of Lake High School (presently director of athletics) were all diagnosed with a rare liver disease known as primary sclerosing cholangitis, or PSC. ...

IBD Patients are More Prone to Skin Cancer  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
TopNews New Zealand...affected with any of the symptoms like abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, hematochezia, weight loss, arthritis and primary sclerosing cholangitis. ...

Payton Remembered Ten Years After His Death  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Bleacher ReportPayton announced that he had primary sclerosing cholangitis in February 1999. The disease was going to require Payton to eventually get a liver transplant. ...

Autoimmune hepatitis  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
OnMedica...in alcoholic or non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, in drug induced liver injury, in primary biliary cirrhosis and primary sclerosing cholangitis. ...

'The risks were well worth the reward'  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
The Kingston Whig-Standard...a cancer researcher and biochemistry professor at Queen's University who was afflicted with primary sclerosing cholangitis, a progressive disease that ...

NFL Capsules: Two women accuse Raiders coach of violent behavior  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Brownsville HeraldThe NFL's all-time leading rusher when he retired, Payton was first diagnosed with a rare liver disease called primary sclerosing cholangitis and then ...

Local woman undergoes unique split-liver transplant  -  15 Aug 2009
Albert Lea TribuneRoberts was diagnosed about seven years ago with the liver disease Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, a disease people with Crohn's disease often contract.

Holland chef dies in his sleep after liver transplant  -  15 Aug 2009
Grand Haven TribuneDrugs kept the disease — known as primary sclerosing cholangitis — at bay for a time. However, the liver inflammation, scarring and other symptoms finally

Study Sheds Light on Gallbladder Emptying in Primary Sclerosing ...  -  ‎Aug 13, 2009‎
MedIndiaPrimary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is an idiopathic chronic cholestatic inflammatory liver disease characterized by diffuse fibrosing inflammation of

Perform non-radiation ERCP during pregnancy: Is it safe?  -  ‎Aug 12, 2009‎
EurekAlert (press release)Choledocholithiasis and consequent complications such as pancreatitis and cholangitis are potentially fatal diseases for the mother and fetus.

Art of love  -  ‎Aug 3, 2009‎
Valdosta Daily TimesAfter five days of testing in June, it was determined he had a virus, although he had cholangitis in February. Armor Powder Coating & Timeless Art of

A sister faces death to keep the other alive  -  ‎Aug 5, 2009‎
13abc.com1999 when Carolyn was just 17, she was diagnosed with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis; a potentially fatal disease that affects the liver's bile ducts.

Transplant gives local man 'second life'  -  ‎Aug 1, 2009‎
Texarkana GazettePrimary sclerosing cholangitis is a progressive scarring and hardening of the bile ducts as a result of chronic inflammation. PSC causes liver damage and

Spring Lake native prepares for life-saving liver transplant  -  ‎Jul 23, 2009‎
Grand Haven TribuneAfter being diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis — a serious liver condition that leads to hardening, bile duct infection and eventual failure — at

Written by Amanda Collins  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
Rundtownnews.co.ukOther complications occasionally occur such as severe infection of the bile duct (cholangitis) and other uncommon gut problems. Providing that there are no

Covered Metal Stents Straight-Arm Benign Biliary Stricture  -  ‎Aug 11, 2009‎
MedscapeAfter placement, the patient had a symptom-free period of 7 months before the cholangitis returned. An ERCP evaluation confirmed that the stent was occluded

Gall stones – in a nut-shell….  -  ‎Aug 9, 2009‎
Stabroek NewsAcute cholangitis is an infection of the bile ducts that causes pain, chills, and fever. This requires prompt treatment, usually involving removal of the

Is bilateral liver resection safe for bilateral intrahepatic stones?  -  ‎Aug 6, 2009‎
EurekAlert (press release)Its the long-term outcome was satisfactory, with a stone recurrence rate of 7.9% and an acute cholangitis rate of 6.5%. Bilateral liver resection is safe

Is RTA A New Potential Option For The Treatment Of Hydatid Cysts?  -  ‎Jul 27, 2009‎
Medical News Today (press release)Surgery and PAIR on liver and lung can result in biliary or bronchial fistulae, prompted by endocyst detachment; chemical cholangitis or pneumonia,

护士外科临床护?学辅  -  ‎Aug 13, 2009‎
青年人...它??示病情已?展为急性梗阻性化脓胆管炎(Acute Obstuctive Suppurative Cholangitis,AOSC),1961年由Glenn所命??,或谓?症急性胆管炎(Acute Cholangitis of

Bringing Up Good Kids  -  Jan 26, 2009
Sin Chew Jit Poh,Sclerosing cholangitis, a liver disorder that was invariably fatal at that time. We lost this fine husband, father, and friend six years later at the age of

Ex-sixer Brett Wheeler on the ropes  -  Jan 21, 2009
Adelaidenow,Primary sclerosing cholangitis is a disease which affects the bile ducts within and outside the liver. Without a liver transplant, life expectancy from

Hess ‘definitely an all around good young man’  -  Jan 30, 2009
Escanaba Daily Press,Hess was 15 years old when he was diagnosed with an auto-immune liver disease called primary sclerosis cholangitis. Those who know Hess well said he never

Preoperative therapy for patients with resectable adenocarcinoma ...  -  Jan 29, 2009
American Journal of Hemotology and Oncology,In our experience, when the duration of preoperative therapy exceeds 6 to 8 weeks, plastic stent malfunction with resulting cholangitis can be a problem,

Catholic Herald file photo by Cathy Joyce  -  Jan 25, 2009
Intermountain Catholic,The disease that I have is primary sclerosing cholangitis. It is a disease that damages and blocks bile ducts inside and outside the liver.

What will happen to me?  -  Jan 21, 2009
guardian.co.uk,...[5] When this infection happens in the tube that carries bile to your bowel (your bile duct), it is called cholangitis. This is serious.

Bringing Up Good Kids  -  Dec 22, 2008
Sin Chew Jit Poh,Sclerosing cholangitis, a liver disorder that was invariably fatal at that time. We lost this fine husband, father, and friend six years later at the age of

Tuesday benefit to aid 9-1-1 dispatcher  -  Dec 15, 2008
Escanaba Daily Press,Hess was 15 years old when he was diagnosed with an auto-immune liver disease called primary sclerosis cholangitis. At 18, he underwent a liver transplant

Former Tillsonburg resident completes another mission in Haiti  -  Dec 19, 2008
Tillsonburg News,Mercifully everyone did get better, even the children with temps of 105°F and the lady with ascending cholangitis. There was the young lad with peritonitis

What is clinical character of Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome?  -  Dec 24, 2008
HULIQ,The first impression at the time of visit was acute cholecystitis or cholangitis in 10 patients and acute appendicitis or a pelvic inflammatory disease in 8

Mother receives gift of life from son  -  Dec 13, 2008
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review,A disease called primary sclerosing cholangitis attacked her liver. Fluid filled her abdomen until it looked like she was pregnant, and a related brain

Marijke Rowland: Benefit for ailing Motown booster  -  Dec 12, 2008
Modesto Bee,In 2003, Ruben was told he had a rare terminal liver disease, primary sclerosing cholangitis, and would need a transplant. About a month later,

Malone University basketball coach could be home from hospital ...  -  Dec 11, 2008
Canton Repository (subscription),Smith was diagnosed with a rare liver disease called primary sclerosing cholangitis in 1997. He received a liver in 2000 from a living donor.

Neue ambulante Behandlungsmöglichkeiten an Kliniken  -  Dec 22, 2008
LexisNexis,...spezialisierte ambulante Behandlung im Krankenhaus von onkologischen Erkrankungen, primär sklerosierender Cholangitis, Morbus Wilson, Marfan-Syndrom,

The Power of Will  -  23 Jul 2008
Knoxville Metro Pulse,In October 2004, after a liver biopsy, Jay got his diagnosis: primary sclerosing cholangitis or PSC. “The doctor told me that day, ‘There’s no cure,’ and

First, a new liver, next a new goal: competing  -  Jul 18, 2008
Florida Times-Union,Eight years ago, Schellenberg was diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis, a liver disease that can eventually lead to cirrhosis.

Adams wins four US Transplant Games medals  -  Jul 14, 2008
Tribune Review,But in 1997, Adams was stunned with the diagnosis of a severe liver condition known as primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), the cause of which is unknown.

Great Scot Awards - Daniel Foster nominates his brave wife Jen  -  Jul 13, 2008
Glasgow Sunday Mail,As a teenager, Dan was diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis, which affects the bile ducts of the liver, and knew he would need a transplant one day

Liver transplant falls through for Cascades man  -  Jun 28, 2008
Loudoun Times,For nine years, Butler has suffered from Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, which causes inflammation in the bile ducts of the liver. Since then, his liver has

4 compelling examples of Staten Island grads who overcame obstacles  -  Jun 28, 2008
Staten Island Advance - SILive.com,But for McNamara, who has always endured his condition with a cool demeanor and boundless optimism, the only truly obvious remnants of his cholangitis are

Ulcerative Colitis  -  Jun 26, 2008
RedOrbit,Other conditions, such as sacroileitis, ankylosing spondylitis, uric acid renal stones and sclerosing cholangitis may occur independently of the activity of

Thompson family and International Donor Services help raise donor ...  -  Jun 24, 2008
Emery County Progress,To make things worse, Ryan was diagnosed with a rare form of liver disease called primary sclerosing cholangitis which, according to the National Liver

Poorly Differentiated Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine ...  -  May 15, 2008
RedOrbit,The jaundice was attributed to cholangitis caused by possible Cryptosporidium infection because of his underlying immunodeficiency state.

Smith resigns as Malone AD  -  May 7, 2008
Canton Repository (subscription),He was diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis and underwent a liver transplant in 2000. He currently is on lists for liver and kidney transplants and

ASGE issues updated guidelines on antibiotic prophylaxis for ...  -  May 13, 2008
EurekAlert (press release),Examples of these special situations are prevention of cholangitis after ERCP with incomplete drainage of bile duct obstruction, prevention of pancreatic

Hernando Commissioner Diane Rowden fights for her sister's life  -  May 11, 2008
Tampabay.com,Her condition is known as primary sclerosing cholangitis, or PSC. The rare autoimmune disease brings hardening of the bile ducts, progressive scarring and

A valedictorian at last  -  May 9, 2008
DetNews.com,She was 33 when she was diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis, a rare disease that claimed the life of Chicago Bears halfback Walter Payton in 1999

Photodynamic Therapy May Be Effective Palliation for ...  -  May 5, 2008
Cancer Consultants,Risk factors for cholangiocarcinoma include primary sclerosing cholangitis (an inflammatory disease of the bile ducts), congenital liver malformations,

North State Briefs: May 2, 2008  -  May 2, 2008
Record-Searchlight (subscription),He suffers from primary sclerosing cholangitis, an auto-immune liver disease. Skudlarek will get a partial liver donation from his cousin, Mathew Hutchinson

Awareness--a key to liver wellness  -  Apr 30, 2008
McMurray Almanac,..."At 27, my daughter was diagnosed with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, an inflammation and scarring of ducts in and outside the liver," said Naomi Herman,

Bieringer recuperating after liver transplant  -  Apr 29, 2008
Sauk Centre Herald,His colon was removed successfully, but two short years later John was diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) a progressive disease that causes

Malone womenin field for NAIA golf  -  May 6, 2008
Akron Beacon Journal,Malone College turned a slim lead after the first round of the two-day American Mideast Conference/NAIA Region IX Women's Golf Championship into a rout and



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