Shane Guillory, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Shane Guillory

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Choledocholithiasis

Choledocholithiasis I. What every physician needs to know. Choledocholithiasis refers to the presence of stones or sludge in the common bile duct and/or common hepatic duct. Hepatolithiasis refers to the presence of stones in the intrahepatic bile ducts and is more common in Asia in the setting of recurrent pyogenic cholangitis. Choledocholithiasis can be symptomatic…

Hypertension management in stroke

Management of Hypertension after Stroke I. What every physician needs to know. It is important to recognize that the risk of overaggressive lowering of blood pressure (BP) in the hyperacute period after ischemic stroke is an expansion of the area of infarction. The risk of hypertension-induced cerebral edema and hemorrhagic conversion must be balanced against…

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