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Volume 2014, Article ID 732781, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/732781
Clinical Study

Efficacy of Combined Endoscopic Lithotomy and Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy, and Additional Electrohydraulic Lithotripsy Using the SpyGlass Direct Visualization System or X-Ray Guided EHL as Needed, for Pancreatic Lithiasis

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Toho University, Omori Medical Center, 6-11-1 Omori-nishi, Ota-ku, Tokyo 143-8541, Japan

Received 7 March 2014; Revised 9 May 2014; Accepted 18 May 2014; Published 5 June 2014

Academic Editor: Ralf Segersvärd

Copyright © 2014 Ken Ito 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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