Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Suppression of biliary flow.

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  • n. The suppression of the flow of bile caused by an obstruction associated with the liver

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  • n. a condition in which little or no bile is secreted or the flow of bile into the digestive tract is obstructed

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Examples

  • There are different forms of vitamin D and the proper form for children with cholestasis is cholecalciferol.

    Vitamin Supplementation for Children With Alagille Syndrome

  • Blockage of the flow of bile can lead to a condition called cholestasis.

    DR. SANJIV CHOPRA’S LIVER BOOK

  • Damage to the liver or an obstruction of some kind in the bile duct (called a gallstone) can lead to a serious problems such as cholestasis, steatorrhea, or jaundice.

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  • Damage to the liver or an obstruction of some kind in the bile duct (called a gallstone) can lead to serious problems such as cholestasis, steatorrhea, or jaundice.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The goal of the CLiC team is to investigate five genetic causes of intrahepatic cholestasis and to train the next generation of clinical researchers.

    Links and Resources for Alagille Syndrome

  • Respiratory distress syndrome, chronic lung disease, cholestasis, patent ductus arteriosis, necrotizing enterocolitis, osteopenia of prematurity, gastrointestinal anomalies, and other anomalies with nutrition implications.

    Neonatal Nutrition Practicum

  • The five diseases studied by the CLiC team are: Alagille Syndrome (AGS), Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency (a-1AT), Bile acid synthesis and metabolism defects, Mitochondrial hepatopathies, and Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC).

    Links and Resources for Alagille Syndrome

  • Researchers previously thought that the poor growth and malnutrition associated with this disorder were only a result of bile flow stoppage (also called cholestasis), which in turn contributes to the body's inability to absorb fat.

    The Pancreas and Alagille Syndrome

  • Those with liver disease may experience a wide range of symptoms, most as a result of cholestasis (reduction of bile flow):

    Liver Disease and Alagille Syndrome

  • The five diseases studied by the CliC team are: Alagille Syndrome (AGS), Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency (a-1AT), Bile acid synthesis and metabolism defects, Mitochondrial hepatopathies, and Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC).

    Clinical and Collaborative Research

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