Obstructive jaundice--a diagnostic appraisal.

  title={Obstructive jaundice--a diagnostic appraisal.},
  author={Vinod Kumar Dixit and Ashok Jain and Anil Kumar Agrawal and Jaganath P. Gupta},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  volume={41 4},
One hundred and eight suspected cases of obstructive jaundice (OJ) were analysed using ultrasonography, percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC) or Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) or both. Clinical evaluation had accuracy of 93% in identifying OJ and establishing aetiology in 62%, however, it lacked specificity. Ultrasonography… CONTINUE READING