Effectiveness and safety of biliary stenting in the management of difficult common bile duct stones in elderly patients.

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BACKGROUND/AIMS To investigate the efficacy and safety of endoscopic biliary stenting for difficult common bile duct (CBD) stones in elderly patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Elderly patients (≥65 years) with large (≥20 mm) or multiple (≥3) CBD stones were studied. The patients underwent placement of single (n=34, group A) or double (n=30, group B) plastic… (More)
DOI: 10.5152/tjg.2015.150305

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@article{Ye2016EffectivenessAS, title={Effectiveness and safety of biliary stenting in the management of difficult common bile duct stones in elderly patients.}, author={Xiaohua Ye and Jiaping Huai and Xuecheng Sun}, journal={The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology}, year={2016}, volume={27 1}, pages={30-6} }