Percutaneous transhepatic ultrasonic cholelithotripsy.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In a patient with acute cholecystitis whose body habitus precluded cholecystectomy, we used percutaneous transhepatic ultrasonic cholelithotripsy. We compare it with other modalities applicable in such cases. Although not commonly used, these alternatives may be the most appropriate therapy in certain unusual circumstances.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Das, AK; Weinerth, JL; Rose, SC; Bollinger, RR

Published Date

  • June 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 124 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 747 - 748

PubMed ID

  • 2730330

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0004-0010

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archsurg.1989.01410060119026


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States