Accuracy of ASGE criteria for the prediction of choledocholithiasis.

@article{Rivera2016AccuracyOA,
  title={Accuracy of ASGE criteria for the prediction of choledocholithiasis.},
  author={Rodrigo Manuel N{\'a}rvaez Rivera and Jos{\'e} Alberto Gonz{\'a}lez Gonz{\'a}lez and Roberto Monreal Robles and Diego Garc{\'i}a Compean and Jonathan Paz Delgadillo and Aldo Azael Garza Galindo and H{\'e}ctor Jes{\'u}s Maldonado Garza},
  journal={Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva},
  year={2016},
  volume={108 6},
  pages={
          309-14
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Few studies have validated the performance of guidelines for the prediction of choledocholithiasis (CL). Our objective was to prospectively assess the accuracy of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) guidelines for the identification of CL. METHODS A two-year prospective evaluation of patients with suspected CL was performed. We evaluated the ASGE guidelines and its component variables in predicting CL. RESULTS A total of 256 patients with suspected CL… CONTINUE READING

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