Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Cholangitis

Hesham Abdeldayem

Menoufia University

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Acute cholangitis Choledocholithiasis Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) Autoimmune Cholangitis BD Stones Gall stones Chlonorchis Sinesis Biliary Parasites Cholangiography Lithotripsy Pancreatography

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Cholangitis is simply an inflammation of the bile ducts, and at the same time could be a serious life-threatening condition. The etiology and pathogenesis are heterogeneous. Imaging modalities including, transabdominal and endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERCP), and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP), are mandatory in the diagnosis, staging, and management of cholangitis. The management of cholangitis varies according to the etiology and the clinical situation and includes medical treatment, endoscopic and percutaneous interventional procedures. Surgical management is necessary in some case, including bile duct exploration, biliary-enteric anastomosis and may extend to liver transplantation in some cases. The prognosis depends on many factors including the etiology, the state of the liver functions, the general condition of the patient, and associated co-morbidities. This book will aim to provide an updated review on the etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical presentations of various forms of cholangitis, as well as the methods of diagnosis and management of different forms of cholangitis.

Publishing process

Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: August 21st 2019

Applications to edit the book are assessed and a suitable editor is selected, at which point the process begins.

Chapter proposals submitted and reviewed

Deadline for chapter proposals: February 19th 2020

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Deadline for full chapters: April 19th 2020

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Full chapters peer reviewed

Review results due: July 8th 2020

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Expected publication date: September 6th 2020

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About the editor

Hesham Abdeldayem

Menoufia University

Professor Abdeldayem graduated from Kasr Elaini School of Medicine in 1987. He received training at Cairo University Hospitals, Menoufia University, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and King Abdul-Aziz Medical City. He Joined the National Liver Institute in 1993. He has several publications in the fields of hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery and organ transplantation. He is a Member of InTechOpen\'s Editorial Advisory Board, and is Associate editor in another publication. He currently holds the positions of Professor of Surgery and Dean of the National Liver Institute, Menoufia University, Egypt.

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