Long-term follow-up of patients after endoscopic sphincterotomy for choledocholithiasis, and risk factors for recurrence.

@article{Costamagna2002LongtermFO,
  title={Long-term follow-up of patients after endoscopic sphincterotomy for choledocholithiasis, and risk factors for recurrence.},
  author={Guido Costamagna and Andrea Tringali and Saumil K. Shah and Massimiliano Mutignani and Giuseppe Zuccal{\`a} and V. Perri},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={273-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS There have been growing concerns about the long-term sequelae of endoscopic sphincterotomy (ES). The aims of the study were to evaluate the long-term clinical outcome of ES for choledocholithiasis and to identify the predictors of recurrence. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 529 patients (233 men, 296 women; mean age 63, range 9 - 88) who underwent successful ES for choledocholithiasis were evaluated. Follow-up data were obtained retrospectively. Statistical analyses… CONTINUE READING

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