oa South African Medical Journal - Choledochoduodenostomie en sfinkteroplastiek

Volume 48, Issue 59
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



From experience derived from a series of 322 gall bladder removals, in 35,6% of which exploration of the common bile duct was performed, and 10% of which were drained either by choledochoduodenostomy (19 cases) or sphincteroplasty (13 cases), a plea is made that operative cholangiography is essential; that the indications for drainage must be correct and that the correct procedure must be used.

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