What is ascending cholangitis (acute cholangitis)? Ascending cholangitis is where an obstruction in the common bile duct allows bacteria to colonize the ducts, resulting in inflammation and potentially sepsis. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.
This video covers the pathophysiology, major signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for ascending cholangitis.
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Script/audio/visuals: Tanner Marshall, MS
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