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Model of Trondsen et al for Predicting Common Bile Duct Stones Prior to Cholecystectomy

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Gastroenterology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Trondsen et al developed a discriminant function to identify a patient who probably has common bile duct stones and who may benefit from ERCP prior to cholecystectomy. This can reduce the number of ERCP procedures that are unnecessary. The authors are from Central Hospital of Akershus in Norway.

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