Biliary tract disease

Biliary tract disease describes any disease that affects the biliary tract – the gall bladder, bile ducts and accompanying structures. Examples include primary sclerosing cholangitis, secondary sclerosing cholangitis and biliary atresia.

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    • Bernabé I. Bustos
    • , Eduardo Pérez-Palma
    • , Stephan Buch
    • , Lorena Azócar
    • , Eleodoro Riveras
    • , Giorgia D. Ugarte
    • , Mohammad Toliat
    • , Peter Nürnberg
    • , Wolfgang Lieb
    • , Andre Franke
    • , Sebastian Hinz
    • , Greta Burmeister
    • , Witigo von Schönfels
    • , Clemens Schafmayer
    • , Henry Völzke
    • , Uwe Völker
    • , Georg Homuth
    • , Markus M. Lerch
    • , José Luis Santos
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    • , Claudia Bambs
    • , Juan Carlos Roa
    • , Rodrigo A. Gutiérrez
    • , Jochen Hampe
    • , Giancarlo V. De Ferrari
    •  & Juan Francisco Miquel
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    • Yuki Hitomi
    • , Kazuko Ueno
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    Genome-wide association studies have so far identified eight risk loci for gallstone disease. Here, the authors perform meta-analysis in cohorts from Iceland and the UK which reveals further 21 common and low-frequency risk variants that highlight the role of bile acid homeostasis in gallstone disease.

    • Egil Ferkingstad
    • , Asmundur Oddsson
    • , Solveig Gretarsdottir
    • , Stefania Benonisdottir
    • , Gudmar Thorleifsson
    • , Aimee M. Deaton
    • , Stefan Jonsson
    • , Olafur A. Stefansson
    • , Gudmundur L. Norddahl
    • , Florian Zink
    • , Gudny A. Arnadottir
    • , Bjarni Gunnarsson
    • , Gisli H. Halldorsson
    • , Anna Helgadottir
    • , Brynjar O. Jensson
    • , Ragnar P. Kristjansson
    • , Gardar Sveinbjornsson
    • , David A. Sverrisson
    • , Gisli Masson
    • , Isleifur Olafsson
    • , Gudmundur I. Eyjolfsson
    • , Olof Sigurdardottir
    • , Hilma Holm
    • , Ingileif Jonsdottir
    • , Sigurdur Olafsson
    • , Thora Steingrimsdottir
    • , Thorunn Rafnar
    • , Einar S. Bjornsson
    • , Unnur Thorsteinsdottir
    • , Daniel F. Gudbjartsson
    • , Patrick Sulem
    •  & Kari Stefansson
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    • Vincenzo Mazzaferro
    • , Bassel F. El-Rayes
    • , Michele Droz dit Busset
    • , Christian Cotsoglou
    • , William P. Harris
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    • , Kyriakos P. Papadopoulos
    • , Terence Hall
    • , Yunxia Wang
    • , Brian Schwartz
    • , Julia Kazakin
    • , Sherrie Bhoori
    • , Filippo de Braud
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