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Score of Grande et al to Predict the Risk of Common Bile Duct Stones in a Patient Undergoing Cholecystectomy

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Gastroenterology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Description:

Grande et al developed a score for identifying a patient at risk for a common bile duct stone using risk factors available prior to laparoscopic cholecystectomy. This can help to reduce the number of unnecessary explorations of the common bile duct. The authors are from the University of Rome Tor Vergata and Vanderbilt University.

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