Journal of Cancer Treatment and Research

Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2016

  • Obstructive Jaundice, Study of 33 Cases in Department of Visceral Surgery, Donka National Hospital

    Abdoulaye Korse Balde, Oumar Taibata Balde, Ahmed Boubacar Barry, Soriba Naby Camara, Hamidou Sylla, Aissatou Taran Diallo, Amadou Dioulde Diallo, Fode Lansana Camara, Alpha Madiou Barry, Sneha Ballah

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2016
    Pages: 16-20
    Received: 12 June 2016
    Accepted: 20 June 2016
    Published: 23 July 2016
    Abstract: Icterus or jaundice is a yellow staining of the skin and mucous membranes which occurs secondary to elevated bilirubin levels in the blood. Obstructive jaundice corresponds to a mechanical obstacle in the biliary pathways. The definitive diagnosis of obstructive jaundice in preoperative patients remains a challenge. The aim of this study was to pre... Show More