Which of the following are indications for cholecystectomy?
Your doctor may recommend a cholecystectomy if you have:
- Gallstones in the gallbladder (cholelithiasis)
- Gallstones in the bile duct (choledocholithiasis)
- Gallbladder inflammation (cholecystitis)
- Large gallbladder polyps.
- Pancreas inflammation (pancreatitis) due to gallstones.
What is daunorubicin used for?
Daunorubicin is used with other chemotherapy drugs to treat a certain type of acute myeloid leukemia (AML; a type of cancer of the white blood cells). Daunorubicin is also used with other chemotherapy drugs to treat a certain type of acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL; a type of cancer of the white blood cells).
When is a prophylactic cholecystectomy performed?
Prophylactic cholecystectomy should be offered to patients whose gallbladders remain in-situ after endoscopic sphincterotomy and common bile duct clearance. Surgical removal of the gallbladder is done routinely. Stones in the common bile duct usually come from the gallbladder and can be harmful.
What are the types of cholecystectomy?
What is a cholecystectomy?
- Open (traditional) method. In this method, 1 cut (incision) about 4 to 6 inches long is made in the upper right-hand side of your belly. The surgeon finds the gallbladder and takes it out through the incision.
- Laparoscopic method. This method uses 3 to 4 very small incisions.
Does daunorubicin cause hair loss?
Daunorubicin causes the urine to turn reddish in color, which may stain clothes. This is not blood. It is perfectly normal and lasts for only 1 or 2 days after each dose is given. This medicine often causes a temporary and total loss of hair.
Is cholecystectomy a major surgery?
A laparoscopic cholecystectomy—as called lap cholecystectomy—is a common but major surgery with serious risks and potential complications.
What test should be done prior to a patient starting treatment with daunorubicin?
A baseline heart evaluation is recommended before starting treatment, and a heart function test will be done as your doctor prescribes. You will be checked regularly by your doctor while you are taking daunorubicin, to monitor side effects and check your response to therapy.
Can you pass a 2cm gallstone?
Generally, health care professionals are taught that gallstones found within the gallbladder that are large in size create no potential complications for the patient. However, there are rare instances when a gallstone that is greater than 2 cm can pass from the gallbladder and cause problems.
When to take cerubidine in combination with cytosine arabinoside?
In Combination: For patients under age 60, Cerubidine (daunorubicin) 45 mg/m 2 /day IV on days 1, 2, and 3 of the first course and on days 1, 2 of subsequent courses AND cytosine arabinoside 100 mg/m 2 /day IV infusion daily for 7 days for the first course and for 5 days for subsequent courses.
What are the indications for a cholecystectomy?
Cholecystectomy is indicated in the presence of gallbladder trauma, gallbladder cancer, acute cholecystitis, and other complications of gallstones. More controversial are the indications for elective cholecystectomy.
How often should I take cerubidine in IV?
For patients 60 years of age and above, Cerubidine (daunorubicin) 30 mg/m 2 /day IV on days 1, 2, and 3 of the first course and on days 1, 2 of subsequent courses AND cytosine arabinoside 100 mg/m 2 /day IV infusion daily for 7 days for the first course and for 5 days for subsequent courses.
What kind of leukemia can cerubidine be used for?
Indications and Usage for Cerubidine. Cerubidine in combination with other approved anticancer drugs is indicated for remission induction in acute nonlymphocytic leukemia (myelogenous, monocytic, erythroid) of adults and for remission induction in acute lymphocytic leukemia of children and adults.