Medical dissolution of gallstones

Abstract

Retained gallstones in the bile ducts account for 60–70% of all the cases of postchole-cystectomy syndromes. A solventd-limonene preparation was injected directly to the biliary system of 200 patients to dissolve or disintegrate the retained gallstones. The outcomes were: retained stones completely disappeared in 96 cases (48%); partial dissolution in 29… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01300757

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