TITLE

GALL BLADDER: Laparoscopic Bile Duct Exploration: Transcystic Approach

AUTHOR(S)
CAMERON, JOHN L.; SANDONE, CORINNE
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Volume 1;2007, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A section from the book "Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery" Volume One, Second Edition, is presented. It describes and illustrates the adoption of a transcystic approach in laparoscopic bile duct exploration. In this approach, a French balloon catheter can be used to dilate the cystic duct. The same balloon catheter or a Fogarty embolectomy catheter can be used to remove the stone. Details of how the approach is initiated are discussed.
ACCESSION #
43758684

 

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