Surgical treatment and outcomes

Ashwini Kumar, Jose M Martinez

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With advancements in imaging technology, laparoscopic and endoscopic techniques, management of common bile duct stone has changed drastically in recent years. This has made the treatment of this condition safer and more efficient. Many options are now available to manage this condition, and any particular modality for treatment should be chosen carefully based on the patient related factors, institutional protocol, available expertise, resources, and cost-effectiveness.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMultidisciplinary Management of Common Bile Duct Stones
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783319227658
ISBN (Print)9783319227641
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015


  • Biliary obstruction
  • Biliary surgery
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Choledocholithiasis
  • Common bile duct stone
  • Intraoperative cholangiogram
  • Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration
  • Lithotripsy
  • Open common bile duct exploration
  • T tube

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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