Endoscopic sphincterotomy (ES) is indicated in patients with confirmed bile duct stones at endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). The role of ES in patients with suspected bile duct stones but a normal cholangiogram, in the prevention of recurrent biliary symptoms, when cholecystectomy is not planned, is unclear.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Irish journal of medical science|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 2002|
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Johnston, S. D., Lim, P., Collins, J. S. A., Watson, R. G. P., & Tham, T. C. K. (2002). Does prophylactic endoscopic sphincterotomy prevent recurrent biliary problems in patients with gallstones and a normal cholangiogram? Irish journal of medical science, 171(4), 197-8.