Endoscopic sphincterotomy for common bile duct stones in younger patients.


BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Most follow-up studies of patients with common bile duct stones treated with endoscopic sphincterotomy include older patients. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to do a medium-term follow-up of patients under the age of 60 years, who underwent endoscopic sphincterotomy and removal of common bile duct stones. METHODS… (More)