Diagnosis and management of patients with an intermediate probability of choledocholithiasis.

@article{Gonzlez2017DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and management of patients with an intermediate probability of choledocholithiasis.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Alberto Gonz{\'a}lez Gonz{\'a}lez and Roberto Monreal Robles},
  journal={Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva},
  year={2017},
  volume={109 4},
  pages={
          313
        }
}
We thank Dr. Dib for his interest in our prospective study, in which we assessed the accuracy of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy guidelines for the prediction of choledocholithiasis (CL). The guidelines suggest the option of using a less-invasive initial test including endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) or magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) in patients with intermediate probability of CL. However, there is a paucity of published literature supporting this… CONTINUE READING

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