Colestasis: un enfoque actualizado

Sergio Del Valle Díaz, Marjoris Piñera Martínez, Novelia Medina González, Juan Sánchez Vega

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Mediante una extensa revisión bibliográfica fue posible profundizar en el tema de las ictericias obstructivas o las colestasis, sobre todo en los aspectos más importantes de su definición, semiogénesis, clasificación, etiopatogenia, manifestaciones clínicas, estudios de laboratorio e imagenológicos, además del diagnóstico, la evolución, el pronóstico y tratamiento, con el objetivo de proporcionar los elementos más novedosos de cada uno de ellos, a través de un enfoque didáctico y una base científica, desde la óptica del internista, para así facilitar conocimientos prácticos acerca del síndrome.

Palabras clave

ictericia obstructiva, colestasis, colestasis intrahepáticas, colestasis extrahepáticas, hiperbilirrubinemia.


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