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The Korean Journal of Pancreas and Biliary Tract 2013;18(4):6-12.
총담관결석의 진료 가이드라인: 총담관결석의 진단
김용석1, 최용우1, 김태현2, 이태훈3
1건양대학교 의과대학 소화기내과, 2원광대학교 의과대학 소화기내과, 3순천향대학교 천안병원"
Clinical Practice Guidelines for Common bile duct stones: The evaluation of CBD stones
Yong Seok Kim1, Young Woo Choi1, Tae Hyeon Kim2, Tae Hoon Lee3
1Department of Internal Medicine, Konyang University College of Medicine, Daejeon,2Department of Internal Medicine, Wonkwang University College of Medicine, Iksan,3Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine,Soon Chun Hyang University Sc
ABSTRACT
Choledocholithiasis is the presence of at least one gallstone in the common bile duct.Symptoms may be variable ranging from asymptomatic to complications such as cholangitis, sepsis, pancreatitis. Wherever patients have symptoms and investigation suggests ductal stones, extraction should be performed if possible. The approach to patients with suspected choledocholithiasis requires careful consideration because missed common bile duct stones pose a risk of complication. Under these circumstance, guidelines have been prepared in some countries and these criteria are now being evaluated. In this review, we are going to suggest the guideline of Korean Pancreatobiliay Association for adequate diagnosis and risk stratification of common bile duct stones.
Keywords: common bile duct stone, diagnosis, guideline
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