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Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration and cholecystectomy versus endoscopic stone extraction and laparoscopic cholecystectomy for choledocholithiasis. A prospective randomized study.

Authors
  • Sgourakis, G1
  • Karaliotas, K
  • 1 Second Surgical Department, Red Cross Hospital Korgialenio-Mpenakio, Athens, Greece. [email protected] , (Greece)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Minerva chirurgica
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2002
Volume
57
Issue
4
Pages
467–474
Identifiers
PMID: 12145577
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Laparoscopic CBD exploration is not yet established as the gold standard procedure for choledocholithiasis and there is the need for further randomized trials and possibly future meta-analyses.

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