Usefulness of Intraductal Ultrasonography in Icteric Patients with Highly Suspected Choledocholithiasis Showing Normal Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

  title={Usefulness of Intraductal Ultrasonography in Icteric Patients with Highly Suspected Choledocholithiasis Showing Normal Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography},
  author={Dong Choon Kim and Jong Ho Moon and Hyun Jong Choi and A Reum Chun and Yun Nah Lee and Min Hee Lee and Tae Hoon Lee and Sang-Woo Cha and Sang Gyune Kim and Young Seok Kim and Young Deok Cho and Sang-Heum Park and Hae Kyung Lee},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
BackgroundCholedocholithiasis is one of the causes of jaundice and may require urgent treatment. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) has been the primary management strategy for choledocholithiasis. However, small stones can be overlooked during ERCP.AimThe aim of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of intraductal ultrasonography (IDUS) for detecting choledocholithiasis in icteric patients with highly suspected common bile duct (CBD) stones without definite stone diagnosis… 

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