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Model of Onken et al for Predicting the Probability of Choledocholithiasis in a Patient with Cholelithiasis

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Gastroenterology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Onken et al developed a model for predicting the probability of choledocholithiasis in a patient with cholelithiasis using measurements taken prior to cholecystectomy. This can help identify patients who may benefit from additional studies to exclude stones in the common bile duct. The authors are from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

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