Early laparoscopic cholecystectomy after endoscopic common bile duct stone extraction: the experience from a developing country.

@article{Zang2011EarlyLC,
  title={Early laparoscopic cholecystectomy after endoscopic common bile duct stone extraction: the experience from a developing country.},
  author={Jinfeng Zang and Chi Zhang and Hongbing Zhou and Junye Gao},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={120-2}
}
PURPOSE The optimal timing of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) after endoscopic common bile duct stone extraction remains controversial. The aim of this China-based retrospective study was to investigate the outcomes of patients who underwent early LC after endoscopic procedures. METHODS The retrospective study enrolled patients who underwent LC after endoscopic common bile duct stone extraction between January 2007 and February 2010. On the basis of intervals between LC and endoscopic… CONTINUE READING