[Selection criteria for endoscopic cholangiopancreatography before laparoscopic cholecystectomy].

@article{GitrnCant2002SelectionCF,
  title={[Selection criteria for endoscopic cholangiopancreatography before laparoscopic cholecystectomy].},
  author={Alfredo G{\"u}itr{\'o}n-Cant{\'u} and Ra{\'u}l Adalid-Mart{\'i}nez and Jos{\'e} Antonio Guti{\'e}rrez-Berm{\'u}dez},
  journal={Revista de gastroenterologia de Mexico},
  year={2002},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={
          166-70
        }
}
BACKGROUND The unexpected detection of stones in common bile duct during laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a concern for laparoscopic surgeons. Immediate laparoscopic removal may not always be feasible due to inadequate operating facilities, surgeons, and assistants. Attempts have been made to identify clinical and biochemical predictor of common bile duct stones, the results of which have not been consistent. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to define patients with risk for common bile duct… CONTINUE READING