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Effects Comparison between Endoscopic Papillary Large Balloon Dilatation and Endoscopic Sphincterotomy for Common Bile Duct Stone Removal

Table 1

Characteristics of the included 10 prospective studies.

StudyDesignCountryBile duct stonesIntervention ()Dilated balloon catheter

Lin et al., 2004 [9]D, S, RChinaMultiple, mean = 8 mmEPLBD (51) or EST (54)10–12 mm
Heo et al., 2007 [6]D, S, RKoreaMultiple, mean = 16.0–15.0 EST plus EPLBD (100) or EST (100)12–20 mm
Itoi et al., 2009 [10]SJapanLargeSmall EST plus EPLBD (53) or EST (48)10–20 mm
García-Cano et al., 2009 [11]D, SSpain Multiple, mean = 3 mmEST plus EPLBD (31) or EST (60)10–20 mm
Kim et al., 2009 [12]D, S, RSouth KoreaLarge, ≥15 mmSmall EST plus EPLBD (27) or EST (28)15, 16.5, or 18 mm
Kim et al., 2011 [13]SKoreaLarge, ≥10 mmSmall EST plus EPLBD (72) or EST (77)12–20 mm
Stefanidis et al., 2011 [14]D, S, RGreeceLarge, >12 mmFull EST plus EPLBD (45)
or EST plus ML (45)
10–20 mm
Oh and Kim, 2012 [15]S, RKoreaLarge, >10 mm EPLBD (40) or EST (43)10–20 mm
Teoh et al., 2013 [16]D, S, RChinaLarge, >13 mm Limit EST plus EPLBD (73) or EST (78)15 mm
Li et al., 2014 [17]S, D ChinaMultiple, mean = 12.7–13.2Small EST plus EPBD (232) or EST (230)15, 16.5, or 18 mm

D: double blinded; S: single center; R: randomization.

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