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Title: Peroral tunable-dye laser lithotripsy of intrahepatic stones in Oriental cholangitis
Authors: Goh, P. 
Tekant, Y. 
Sim, E. 
Keywords: Intrahepatic stones
Laser lithotripsy
Oriental cholangitis
Tunable-dye laser
Issue Date: Jan-1992
Source: Goh, P., Tekant, Y., Sim, E. (1992-01). Peroral tunable-dye laser lithotripsy of intrahepatic stones in Oriental cholangitis. Surgical Endoscopy 6 (1) : 38-40. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: This case report details the use of a pulsed tunable-dye laser lithotripter in the endoscopic management of recurrent intrahepatic stones in a patient with Oriental cholangitis. A 42-year-old Chinese man had a cholecystectomy and choledochoduodenostomy in 1980. Subsequently he had three episodes of recurrent cholangitis which responded to medical treatment. The patient presented in April 1989 with a fourth attack of cholangitis. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and ultrasound demonstrated a large mass of stones in the right intrahepatic ductal system. A flexible upper gastrointestinal endoscope was passed into the right hepatic duct via the choledochoduodenostomy. The stones were fragmented with a tunable-dye laser and the residual fragments were removed endoscopically. © 1992 Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Source Title: Surgical Endoscopy
ISSN: 09302794
DOI: 10.1007/BF00591187
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