Laparoscopic Biliary Ultrasound

  • Steven P. BowersEmail author


Surgeon perceptual errors are the leading root cause of biliary injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Laparoscopic biliary ultrasonography utilization remains low, despite demonstrable benefits, due to misperceptions of a difficult surgeon learning curve. This chapter will demonstrate the technique for laparoscopic biliary ultrasound.


Cholecystectomy Ultrasound Cholangiography Safety Choledocholithiasis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryMayo Clinic FloridaJacksonvilleUSA

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