TG13 guidelines for diagnosis and severity grading of acute cholangitis (with videos).

@article{Kiriyama2013TG13GF,
  title={TG13 guidelines for diagnosis and severity grading of acute cholangitis (with videos).},
  author={Seiki Kiriyama and Tadahiro Takada and Steven Martin Strasberg and Joseph S. Solomkin and Toshihiko Mayumi and Henry A. Pitt and Dirk. J. Gouma and Oliver J Garden and Markus W. B{\"u}chler and Masamichi Yokoe and Yasutoshi Kimura and T Takada Tsuyuguchi and Takao Itoi and Mitsunobu Yoshida and Fumihiko Miura and Yuichi Yamashita and Kohji Okamoto and Toshifumi Gabata and Jiro Hata and Ryota Higuchi and John Albert Windsor and PhilippusC. Bornman and Sheung-tat Fan and Harijt Singh and Eduardo de Santiba{\~n}es and Hiromichi Gomi and Shinya Kusachi and Atsuhiko Murata and Xiaoping Chen and Palepu Jagannath and Sung-Gyu Lee and Robert T. Padbury and Miin Fu Chen and Christos G Dervenis and Angus Chi-Wai Chan and Avinash Nivritti Supe and Kui-Hin Liau and Myung-Hwan Kim and S W Kim},
  journal={Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={
          24-34
        }
}
Since the publication of the Tokyo Guidelines for the management of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis (TG07), diagnostic criteria and severity assessment criteria for acute cholangitis have been presented and extensively used as the primary standard all over the world. However, it has been found that there are crucial limitations in these criteria. The diagnostic criteria of TG07 do not have enough sensitivity and specificity, and its severity assessment criteria are unsuitable for clinical… CONTINUE READING
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