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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 286365, 6 pages
Appropriate Patient Selection in the Management of Common Bile Duct Stones: When Not to Do ERCP
1Centre for Liver Research and NIHR Biomedical Research Unit, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
2Department of Gastroenterology, Horton General Hospital, Oxford Road, Banbury OX16 9AL, UK
3Department of Clinical Radiology, Horton General Hospital, Oxford Road, Banbury OX16 9AL, UK
4Department of Surgery, Horton General Hospital, Oxford Road, Banbury OX16 9AL, UK
Received 31 March 2012; Accepted 20 April 2012
Academic Editors: M. G. Chiofalo, G. I. Salti, R. J. Swijnenburg, M. Turina, and E. Wiebke
Copyright © 2012 Palak Jitendrakumar Trivedi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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