Laparoscopic ultrasound for the diagnosis of choledocholithiasis: quick, safe, and effective.

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Visualization of the common bile duct during laparoscopic cholecystectomy is frequently required to confirm or exclude choledocholithiasis. Although on-table cholangiogram (OTC) is the traditional imaging technique, laparoscopic ultrasound (LUS) is increasingly deployed for this purpose. We are reporting a 31-month experience with an LUS, starting from the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SLE.0b013e31828fa907

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@article{Shaaban2014LaparoscopicUF, title={Laparoscopic ultrasound for the diagnosis of choledocholithiasis: quick, safe, and effective.}, author={Hossam Shaaban and Andrew Welch and Sudhindra Rao}, journal={Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques}, year={2014}, volume={24 3}, pages={274-6} }