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Paúl Gomez Hinojosa, Jorge Espinoza-Ríos, Alvaro Bellido Caparo, José Luis Pinto Valdivia, Mavel Rosado Cipriano, Ricardo Prochazka Zarate, Eduar Bravo Alban, Arturo Zegarra Chang
BACKGROUND: The predictors proposed by the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) are commonly used topredict the presence and management of choledocholithiasis. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the performance and precision of thepredictors of choledocholithiasis proposed by ASGE. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Prospective and longitudinal study performed ata third level hospital during January 2015 to June 2017. All patients with high and intermediate probability of choledocholithiasiswho underwent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) were included according to the criteria proposedby the ASGE...
January 2018: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
V Bresadola, R Pinna, V Loi, G Occhioni, G Padula, D De Anna, M Trignano
Videolaparoscopic cholecystectomy is considered the treatment of choice for simple cholelithiasis. Now many surgeons consider the laparscopic procedure usable also in the complicated biliary lithiasis like acute cholecystitis and choledocholithiasis. The authors report their recent experience of the laparoscopic treatment of biliary lithiasis, regarding 221 non-selected patients (69% symptomatic cholelithiasis, 20% chronic cholecystitis, 4.5% acute cholecystitis, 4.5% coledocolithiasis, 2% hydrops). The diagnostic-therapeutic protocol and the results are described and compared with the beginning of their experience, when they treated only symptomatic gallbladder stone disease, and with the reports of the literature...
March 1998: Minerva Chirurgica
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