Do not rush for surgery; stent placement may be an effective step for definitive treatment of initially unextractable common bile duct stones with ERCP


Attaallah W., Cingi A., Karpuz S., Karakus M., GÜNAL Ö.

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, cilt.30, sa.4, ss.1473-1479, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00464-015-4355-y
  • Dergi Adı: SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1473-1479

Özet

Endoscopically unextractable common bile duct stones may be challenging for the endoscopist. In this study, we investigated the rate of stone removal after the endoscopic insertion of a biliary stent in patients with common bile duct stones unextractable via ERCP.