Impaction of the endoscopic basket. An important consideration in the trans-sphincteric management of choledocholithiasis

R. J. Landreneau, R. N. McClelland

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Endoscopic papillotomy has become an important management alternative for primary and postcholecystectomy choledocholithiasis. The infrequent but serious complication of endoscopic basket impaction associated with this technique is reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)388-393
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Surgeon
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1990


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  • Surgery

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