Large balloon dilation post endoscopic sphincterotomy in removal of difficult common bile duct stones:A literature review

@inproceedings{Estaing2014LargeBD,
  title={Large balloon dilation post endoscopic sphincterotomy in removal of difficult common bile duct stones:A literature review},
  author={Chu Estaing},
  year={2014}
}
Endoscopic sphincterotomy(ES) is the standard therapy in common bile duct(CBD) stones extraction.Largestones(≥ 12 mm) or multiple stones extraction maybe challenging after ES alone.Endoscopic sphincterotomy followed by large balloon dilation(ESLBD) hasbeen described as an alternative to ES in these indications.Efficacy,safety,cost-effectiveness and technicalaspects of the procedure have been here reviewed.PubMed and Google Scholar search resulted in fortyone articles dealing with CBD stone… CONTINUE READING

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