Minimally invasive treatment for common bile duct stones.


The impact of endoscopic surgery on the management of stones in the common bile duct (CBD) was studied. All patients with proven common duct stones managed by a single consultant during a 21-month period were included. Of a total of 60 patients, 48 were referred because of symptoms or signs of calculi in the CBD and 12 were found to have common duct stones… (More)