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Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 309618, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/309618
Review Article

Endoscopic Papillary Large Balloon Dilation Reduces the Need for Mechanical Lithotripsy in Patients with Large Bile Duct Stones: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

1Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 920 Stanton L. Young Boulevard, WP1345, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
2Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Aurora, Denver, CO, USA

Received 19 November 2013; Accepted 27 January 2014; Published 6 March 2014

Academic Editor: Tony C.K. Tham

Copyright © 2014 Mohammad F. Madhoun 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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