Korean J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg.  1997 Aug;1(2):189-192.

Choledocholithiasis with a metallic clip after laparoscopic cholecystectomy

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  • 1Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea.
  • 2Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

A 69-year-old woman developed right upper quadrant pain and jaundice 4 years after laparoscopic cholecystectomy for cystic duct obstruction by stone. Two stones with a metallic clip nidus in common bile duct were diagnosed with abdominal sonography and endoscopic retrograde cholangiography. Endoscopic retrieval of the stones and a metallic clip was successfully performed. Nowadays, laparoscopic surgery has become a very common procedure, and metallic clips are used more frequently. Therefore, in order to avoid CBD stone and other complications caused by metallic clips, careful application and strict follow-up shoued be stressed during laparoscopic biliary surgery.

Keyword

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Complication; Clip; Choledocholithiasis
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