Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy of gallstones in cystic duct remnants and Mirizzi syndrome.

@article{Benninger2004ExtracorporealSL,
  title={Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy of gallstones in cystic duct remnants and Mirizzi syndrome.},
  author={Johannes Benninger and Thomas Rabenstein and Michael Julius Farnbacher and Jens Keppler and Eckhart G. Hahn and H. T. Schneider},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2004},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={454-9}
}
BACKGROUND Although the efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for treatment of bile duct calculi is established, there are few studies of the value of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for cystic duct remnant stones and for Mirizzi syndrome. METHODS Patients who required extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for cystic duct stones were identified in a cohort of 239 patients with bile duct stones treated by extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy between January 1989 and December… CONTINUE READING
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