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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration

TK Neelamekam, Premkumar Balachandran

Citation Information : Neelamekam T, Balachandran P. Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration. World J Lap Surg 2010; 3 (2):59-62.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10007-1084

Published Online: 01-08-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Stones in the common bile duct are a common finding and is one of the most common cause for obstructive jaundice. These calculi may be primary ductal stones or secondary, which descend from the gallbladder. There are various therapeutic options for its management and could vary from chemical to surgical management. A combination of different methods is useful in those cases where isolated techniques are not successful. Based on the clinical situation at hand, the facilities available and the level of technical expertise, one should select the ideal modality for its successful management.


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