Complete endoscopic sphincterotomy with vs. without large-balloon dilation for the removal of large bile duct stones: randomized multicenter study.

@article{Karsenti2017CompleteES,
  title={Complete endoscopic sphincterotomy with vs. without large-balloon dilation for the removal of large bile duct stones: randomized multicenter study.},
  author={David Karsenti and Emmanuel Coron and Geoffroy Vanbiervliet and Jocelyn Privat and Eric Kull and Philippe Bichard and Bastien Perrot and Vincent Quentin and A. Lasek Duriez and Franck Cholet and Cl{\'e}ment Subtil and Jean Christophe Duchmann and Christine Lefort and Herv{\'e} Hudziak and St{\'e}phane Koch and Philippe Granval and St{\'e}phane Lecleire and Antoine Charachon and Karl Barange and Elodie Metivier Cesbron and Axel De Widerspach and Yann Le Baleur and Marie-france Barthet and Laurent Poincloux},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2017},
  volume={49 10},
  pages={
          968-976
        }
}
Background and study aims Endoscopic sphincterotomy plus large-balloon dilation (ES-LBD) has been reported as an alternative to endoscopic sphincterotomy for the removal of bile duct stones. This multicenter study compared complete endoscopic sphincterotomy with vs. without large-balloon dilation for the removal of large bile duct stones. This is the first randomized multicenter study to evaluate these procedures in patients with exclusively large common bile duct (CBD) stones. Methods Between… CONTINUE READING

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