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Managing choledocholithiasis in pregnancy: a novel approach

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The management of choledocholithiasis in pregnancy can present a challenge due to radiation risk to the fetus and the possibility of severe maternal pancreatitis. We describe a case in which both these risks were avoided using a trans-cystic stent placed under endoscopic guidance during laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

  • biliary intervention
  • gastrointestinal surgery
  • general surgery
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