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Laparoscopic Biliary Ultrasound

  • Steven P. BowersEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Surgeon perceptual errors are the leading root cause of biliary injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Laparoscopic biliary ultrasonography utilization remains low, despite demonstrable benefits, due to misperceptions of a difficult surgeon learning curve. This chapter will demonstrate the technique for laparoscopic biliary ultrasound.

Keywords

Cholecystectomy Ultrasound Cholangiography Safety Choledocholithiasis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryMayo Clinic FloridaJacksonvilleUSA

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