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Kumar versus Olsen cannulation technique for intraoperative cholangiography: a randomized trial.

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BACKGROUND: There is resistance to routine intraoperative cholangiography (IOC) during cholecystectomy because it prolongs surgery and may be experienced as cumbersome. An alternative instrument may help to reduce these drawbacks and lower the threshold for IOC. This trial compared the Kumar cannulation technique to the more commonly used Olsen clamp for IOC (KOALA trial; Dutch Trial Register NTR2582). METHODS: Patients undergoing elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy were randomized between...

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10.1007/s00464-012-2540-9

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Journal:
Surgical endoscopy More from this journal
Volume:
27
Issue:
3
Pages:
957-963
Publication date:
2013-03-01
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EISSN:
1432-2218
ISSN:
0930-2794
Language:
English
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354064
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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