Transcholecystic endoscopic choledocholithotripsy: successful management of retained common bile duct stone.

Abstract

Removal of large common bile duct stones has been a continuing challenge. The feasibility and efficacy of transcholecystic endoscopic choledocholithotripsy in a high-risk patient are demonstrated in this report. The procedure requires an established cholecystostomy track, catheter dilatation of the cystic duct, and the application of electrohydraulic shock… (More)

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