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Accuracy of the Tokyo Guidelines for the diagnosis of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis taking into consideration the clinical practice pattern in Japan.

Authors
  • Yokoe, Masamichi
  • Takada, Tadahiro
  • Mayumi, Toshihiko
  • Yoshida, Masahiro
  • Hasegawa, Hiroshi
  • Norimizu, Shinji
  • Hayashi, Katsumi
  • Umemura, Shuichiro
  • Orito, Etsuro
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic sciences
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2011
Volume
18
Issue
2
Pages
250–257
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00534-010-0338-5
PMID: 21042814
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

It was therefore concluded that the Tokyo Guidelines should be used more widely for the diagnosis of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis in the twenty-first century. Hereafter, various efforts should be made to improve the sensitivity and specificity of the diagnostic criterion of the Tokyo Guidelines.

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