TITLE

GALL BLADDER: Sphincteroplasty

AUTHOR(S)
CAMERON, JOHN L.; SANDONE, CORINNE
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Volume 1;2007, p32
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 how sphincteroplasty is performed. Sphincteroplasty is an operative procedure used as a treatment for recurrent acute or chronic pancreatitis and calculus disease of the biliary tree. It is also used for patients who have an impacted distal common duct stone not retrieved via a choledochotomy or endoscopic papillotomy. Details of the how the procedure is performed are discussed.
ACCESSION #
43758688

 

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