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Risks of removal of ductal stones

Last reviewed dd mmm yyyy. Last edited dd mmm yyyy

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There are certain risks inherent with the endoscopic removal of biliary tree stones:

  • mortality of 0.8% to 2%
  • morbidity of 7 to 8%

Duct clearance rates vary from 86% to 93%

The endoscopic risks are largely independent of age.

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