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Biliary Tract Cancer

ANN W. HSING, ASIF RASHID, SUSAN S. DEVESA, and JOSEPH F. FRAUMENI

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0040
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the epidemiology of biliary tract cancer. Many etiologic leads for biliary tract cancer have come from clinical observations, autopsy series, and descriptive epidemiologic ... More


Biliary disorders

Thomas Marjot

in Best of Five MCQS for the European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198834373
eISBN:
9780191933394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834373.003.0004
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Gastroenterology

This chapter covers core curriculum topics relating to disorders of the biliary tract including physiology and biochemistry of bile formation and the pathogenesis of gallstones; complications of ... More


Biliary Tract Cancer

Jill Koshiol, Catterina Ferreccio, Susan S. Devesa, Juan Carlos Roa, and Joseph F. Fraumeni

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0034
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Biliary tract cancers encompass tumors of the gallbladder, extrahepatic bile ducts, and ampulla of Vater. In the United States, biliary tract cancer is the fifth most common malignant neoplasm of the ... More


Surgery

Shelly Griffiths

in Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Medicine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198812968
eISBN:
9780191917226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812968.003.0018
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Starting a surgical job can feel like learning a completely new language. It may be the first time seeing patients in acute severe pain with a variety of lumps and bumps and a past history of ... More


Radiology

Ricky Sinharay

in Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Medicine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198812968
eISBN:
9780191917226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812968.003.0021
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

You have teased out the history, elicited the signs, and generated a list of differential diagnoses— now to confirm your suspicions, by selecting an appropriate radiological investigation. From the ... More


Questions

Sri G. Thrumurthy, Tania Samantha De Silva, Zia Moinuddin, and Stuart Enoch

in SBA MCQs for the MRCS Part A

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199645633
eISBN:
9780191918193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199645633.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Basic sciences: Applied anatomy A 65-year-old presents to his GP with weakness along the right side of his mouth and lower lip. He states that he has difficulty in closing his mouth and is unable ... More


Questions

Sri G. Thrumurthy, Tania Samantha De Silva, Zia Moinuddin, and Stuart Enoch

in SBA MCQs for the MRCS Part A

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199645633
eISBN:
9780191918193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199645633.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Basic sciences: Applied anatomy Which of the following nerves does not arise from the medial cord of the brachial plexus? Medial cutaneous nerve of the forearm Medial pectoral ... More


Clinical Haematology and Oncology

Iqbal Khan (ed.)

in Best of Five MCQs for the MRCP Part 1 Volume 1

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198746720
eISBN:
9780191916908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746720.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions A 56-year-old woman with terminal breast cancer and spinal metastases comes to the emergency department. She complains of lower back pain and neuopathic pain going down her lefit leg. ... More


Right upper quadrant pain

Hugo Farne, Edward Norris-Cervetto, and James Warbrick-Smith

in Oxford Cases in Medicine and Surgery

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198716228
eISBN:
9780191916809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716228.003.0021
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Surgery

Yes, the likelihood of certain diseases would change considerably. In older patients, certain pathologies are relatively more common, such as pneumonia, cancer (e.g. hepatocellular carcinoma), or ... More


Questions

Sri G. Thrumurthy, Tania Samantha De Silva, Zia Moinuddin, and Stuart Enoch

in SBA MCQs for the MRCS Part A

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199645633
eISBN:
9780191918193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199645633.003.0007
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Basic sciences: Applied anatomy Which among the following statements regarding the functions of the extraocular muscles is incorrect? The inferior oblique muscle abducts the eye and moves it ... More


Questions

Sri G. Thrumurthy, Tania Samantha De Silva, Zia Moinuddin, and Stuart Enoch

in SBA MCQs for the MRCS Part A

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199645633
eISBN:
9780191918193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199645633.003.0008
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Basic sciences: Applied anatomy Which among the following statements concerning the lymphatic drainage of the colon is incorrect? Lymph from the intermediate mesocolic lymph nodes drain to the ... More


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