CHOLEDOCHOLITHIASIS – OUR EXPERIENCE

Ashutosh Gupta, Ankur Sharma

Abstract


: Gall stone disease is widely prevalent disease in Northern India. Stones formed in the gall bladder can migrate into the common bile duct (CBD) and can cause obstructive jaundice or pancreatitis. Various pre operative investigations like deranged liver function test (LFT), ultrasound, MRCP and ERCP can raise doubt to the presence of stones in CBD. Treatment options for CBD stones include open surgical management, ERCP extraction of CBD stone followed by Lap cholecystectomy or Lap Cholecystectomy with Lap choledocholithotomy.


Keywords


Choledocholithiasis, CBD stones, T tube drainage, ante grade stenting, ERCP

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