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Spontaneous closure of choledochoduodenostomy: diagnosis by endoscopy and ERCP.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7388314     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Choledochoduodenostomy has been recommended for the management of benign lower common bile duct obstruction, but opinion on this is still divided. Two cases are presented of recurrent cholangitis following choledochoduodenostomy, in which endoscopy and ERCP demonstrated closure of the choledochoduodenal anastomosis, continuing lower biliary obstruction and retained stones or debris. Persistent of recurrent symptoms following this operation may be due to stoma closure without adequate biliary drainage, and in these circumstances endoscopy with ERCP is proving most useful and in difficult cases may be the investigation of choice.
Authors:
A Reuben; M H Jourdan; P E Isaacs; I McColl
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of surgery     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0007-1323     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Surg     Publication Date:  1980 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-09-28     Completed Date:  1980-09-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372553     Medline TA:  Br J Surg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  283-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Cholangiography
Cholangitis / diagnosis*,  etiology,  radiography
Cholestasis / surgery*
Endoscopy
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Pancreas / radiography
Postoperative Complications / diagnosis*,  radiography
Recurrence

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