Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without routine operative cholangiography does not result in significant problems related to retained stones

Abstract

This study investigated whether failure to identify common bile duct stones at laparoscopic cholecystectomy results in significant postoperative complications related to retained stones. We performed a retrospective analysis of the case notes of 377 consecutive patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy without routine operative cholangiography under… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-001-9158-7

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