Common Bile duct Stones(Laparoscopic & Endoscopic)

What is Bile Duct Stones ?

Bile Duct Stones, also known as choledocholithiasis, are basically gallstones present in the bile duct. These stones can form in bile duct or at gallbladder, then migrate into the bile duct.


What are the symptoms of Bile Duct Stones?

Mostly asymptomatic

Blockage causes following symptoms:

  • Irregular severe abdominal pain can occur which can last for hours
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Jaundice

What is the treatment options for Bile Duct Stones?

  • (ERCP) Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography a minimally invasive procedure that combines x-ray and upper endoscopy.
  • Intraductal electrohydraulic lithotripsy-In this procedure, a shock wave are used to breaks up the stone, using a very fine probe inserted through a tiny scope that is passed through the ERCP endoscope.
  • For Laparoscopic surgery for bile duct diseases require expertise in advanced laparoscopic techniques. Dr. Mradul is having expertise in biliary surgery using Laparoscopic techniques for the removal of the stones in the bile duct that may be causing an obstruction. laparoscopic approach with the aim to offer least invasive procedure possible with following advantages:
  • Less pain
  • Smaller scars
  • Shorter recovery
  • Early return to work.

For More about Common Bile duct Stones (Laparoscopic & Endoscopic), you can reach directly to Dr. Mradul Garg at +91-9560413585