Laparoscopic management of complicated biliary tract disease in children

Mark P. Callery, Nathaniel J. Soper

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Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a safe and feasible surgical treatment for children with symptomatic cholelithiasis. We describe the laparoscopic management of choledocholithiasis and biliary pancreatitis, two unusual but complicated pediatric biliary tract diseases. The operative techniques described were safe and effective and permitted early discharge with rapid return to diet, school, and full activity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)56-60
Number of pages5
JournalSurgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes


  • Biliary disease
  • Choledocholithiasis
  • Laparoscopy
  • Pancreatitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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