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Gray-Scale Ultrasound: Utility Preoperatively and Postoperatively in a Patient With Obstructive Jaundice

Gray-Scale Ultrasound: Utility Preoperatively and Postoperatively in a Patient With Obstructive... Abstract • We present a case of obstructing calculi of the common bile duct diagnosed by ultrasonography. Postoperatively, a sterile abscess due to bile leakage at the distal common bile duct developed, and was also diagnosed by ultrasound Ultrasonography was useful in following the course of clearing of the bile collection. Preoperative ultrasound evaluation of the jaundiced patient should be followed by postoperative sonography, especially if complications occur. (Arch Surg 112:1137-1138, 1977) References 1. Perlmutter GS, Goldberg BB: Ultrasonic evaluation of the common bile duct . J Clin Ultrasound 4:107-111, 1976.Crossref 2. Taylor KJW, Carpenter DA, McReady VR: Ultrasound and scintigraphy in the differential diagnosis of obstructive jaundice . J Clin Ultrasound 2:105-116, 1974.Crossref 3. Taylor KJW, Carpenter DA: Anatomy and pathology of the porta hepatis demonstrated by gray scale ultrasonography . J Clin Ultrasound 3:117-119, 1975.Crossref 4. Leopold GR, Asher WM: Fundamentals of Abdominal and Pelvic Ultrasonography . Philadelphia, WB Saunders Co, 1975, pp 15-36. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Surgery American Medical Association

Gray-Scale Ultrasound: Utility Preoperatively and Postoperatively in a Patient With Obstructive Jaundice

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1977 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0004-0010
eISSN
1538-3644
DOI
10.1001/archsurg.1977.01370090119025
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Abstract

Abstract • We present a case of obstructing calculi of the common bile duct diagnosed by ultrasonography. Postoperatively, a sterile abscess due to bile leakage at the distal common bile duct developed, and was also diagnosed by ultrasound Ultrasonography was useful in following the course of clearing of the bile collection. Preoperative ultrasound evaluation of the jaundiced patient should be followed by postoperative sonography, especially if complications occur. (Arch Surg 112:1137-1138, 1977) References 1. Perlmutter GS, Goldberg BB: Ultrasonic evaluation of the common bile duct . J Clin Ultrasound 4:107-111, 1976.Crossref 2. Taylor KJW, Carpenter DA, McReady VR: Ultrasound and scintigraphy in the differential diagnosis of obstructive jaundice . J Clin Ultrasound 2:105-116, 1974.Crossref 3. Taylor KJW, Carpenter DA: Anatomy and pathology of the porta hepatis demonstrated by gray scale ultrasonography . J Clin Ultrasound 3:117-119, 1975.Crossref 4. Leopold GR, Asher WM: Fundamentals of Abdominal and Pelvic Ultrasonography . Philadelphia, WB Saunders Co, 1975, pp 15-36.

Journal

Archives of SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 1977

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