Acute Biliary Septic Shock

  • T D Liu
  • Published 1990 in
    HPB surgery : a world journal of hepatic…
Forty-seven cases of biliary tract infection with septic shock are presented. The sepsis was caused by empyema of the gallbladder in 23 cases and by cholangitis in the remainder. Gallstones were most frequently the cause of the sepsis. An appropriate diagnostic description of the syndrome of biliary tract infection and septic shock should therefore include… CONTINUE READING