Management of Bile Duct Stones in 1572 Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Snow, L. Lamar; Weinstein, L. Steve; Hannon, Jeffrey K.; Lane, Daniel R.
June 1999
American Surgeon;Jun1999, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p530
Academic Journal
Presents information on the results of a study in Alabama on bile duct stone management in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy from March 1989 to March 1997. Materials and methods; Results; Discussion.


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