Common bile duct stones.

  title={Common bile duct stones.},
  author={Steven A. Edmundowicz},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy clinics of North America},
  volume={5 4},
Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) is a sensitive and specific modality for the detection of choledocholithiasis. In experienced hands, it can be completely effective in almost all patients without significant risk. Prospective studies have shown that the sensitivity and specificity of EUS for the detection of choledocholithiasis rival that of ERCP. The… CONTINUE READING