[Intraoperative sonography of the bile ducts].

Abstract

The experience with intraoperative ultrasonography (IOUS) during biliary surgery demonstrates positive and negative aspects. An evaluation of the method is possible by two prospective studies from the literature. The IOUS of the bile ducts is not a substitute for intraoperative cholangiography. Imaging of the papilla is possible in 30% only and examination… (More)

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