Useful predictors of bile duct stones in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy. McGill Gallstone Treatment Group.

@article{Barkun1994UsefulPO,
  title={Useful predictors of bile duct stones in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy. McGill Gallstone Treatment Group.},
  author={Alan N Barkun and Jeffrey S. T. Barkun and Gerald M. Fried and Gabriela A Ghitulescu and Oren K. Steinmetz and Christopher Pham and Jonathan L. Meakins and Carl Arthur Goresky},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={220 1},
  pages={32-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The authors determined the most useful predictors of common bile duct (CBD) stones as diagnosed by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in patients who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). METHODS Prospective and retrospective collection of historical, biochemical and ultrasonographic data was used. Receiver operating characteristics curve analysis was used to determine optimal biochemical cut-off values. Multivariate analysis using logistic regression with… CONTINUE READING

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