What is cholestasis? Cholestasis, or cholestatic liver disease, is a condition where bile gets into the liver tissue and blood stream, causing liver damage and a variety of complications. Intra-hepatic cholestasis happens in the liver and is caused by liver cells, whereas extra-hepatic cholestasis happens outside the liver and is usually from an obstruction in the bile ducts. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.
This video explores the pathophysiology, common complications, and clinical signs and symptoms for both intra- and extra-hepatic cholestasis.
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