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Nonabsorbable suture material in the biliary tract

Beardsley, Christian; Lim, James; Gananadha, Sivakumar


Nonabsorbable sutures may act as a nidus for stone formation within the biliary tree. A case of a large stone formed as a consequence of a Prolene suture within the biliary tract is presented.

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
DOI: 10.1007/s11605-012-1903-9


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