Dissolution and Flushing Technics for Removal of Retained Common Duct Stones

Sasson, Leon
May 1969
American Journal of Gastroenterology;May1969, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p394
Academic Journal
Presents an account of three patients treated using dissolution and flushing techniques for the removal of retained common duct stones. Occurrence of the misfortune of retained common duct stones; Mortality rate for the exploration of the duct; Details of each of the medical cases.


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