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Common Bile Duct Stones in Cholecystectomized Patients

  • Carmelo Sciumè
  • Girolamo Geraci
  • Franco Pisello
  • Tiziana Facella
  • Francesco Li Volsi
  • Giuseppe Modica

Abstract

The incidence of retained or primary stones is approximately 2–5% after conventional and laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) and 5–15% after common bile duct exploration (CBDE) [1]: in principle these patients are in need of further intervention [2, 3].

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Bile Duct Common Bile Duct Stone Bile Duct Stone Endoscopic Sphincterotomy Common Bile Duct Exploration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carmelo Sciumè
    • 1
  • Girolamo Geraci
    • 1
  • Franco Pisello
    • 1
  • Tiziana Facella
    • 1
  • Francesco Li Volsi
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Modica
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of PalermoPalermoItaly

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