Large biliary stones of 2.0 cm size are difficult to extract with the catheter basket technique of Burhenne. A special four-wire snare basket was made and the T-tube tract was dilated to 26 French in order to extract large stones. A new technique of flushing and aspiration was used to extract small stones.
- Catheters and catheterization
- Gallbladder, calculi
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine