Percutaneous transhepatic extraction and balloon dilation for simultaneous gallbladder stones and common bile duct stones: A novel technique
Bin Liu, Yong-Zheng Wang, Wu-Jie Wang, Wei Wang, Hai-Yang Chang, Yancu Hertzanu, Yu-Liang Li, Department of Interventional Medicine, The Second Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan 250033, Shandong Province, China
Bin Liu, Yong-Zheng Wang, Wu-Jie Wang, Wei Wang, Hai-Yang Chang, Yu-Liang Li, Interventional Oncology Institute of Shandong University, Jinan 250033, Shandong Province, China
De-Shun Wu, Department of General Surgery, Jiyang County People’s Hospital, Jinan 251400, Shandong Province, China
Pi-Kun Cao, Dong Li, Xiao Li, School of Medicine, Shandong University, Jinan 250014, Shandong Province, China
Yancu Hertzanu, Department of Radiology, Ben-Gurion University, Negev 88874, Israel
Author contributions: Liu B designed and performed the research, analyzed and interpreted data, wrote the paper, and obtained funding; Wu DS designed the research, analyzed, and interpreted data; Cao PK collected, analyzed, and interpreted data; Wang YZ, Wang WJ, Wang W, and Chang HY technically supported the research; Li D and Li X collected data; Hertzanu Y critically revised the manuscript for important intellectual content; Li YL designed the research, supervised the report, and obtained funding.
Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 61671276; and the Natural Science Foundation of Shandong Province, No. 2014ZRE27479 and No. ZR2018PH032.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the ethics committee of the Second Hospital of Shandong University [KYLL-2018(LW)007].
Informed consent statement: All participants provided written informed consent.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors declare no conflicts-of-interest related to this article.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Yu-Liang Li, MD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Department of Interventional Medicine, The Second Hospital of Shandong University, 247 Beiyuan Road, Jinan 250033, Shandong Province, China. email@example.com
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Received: May 30, 2018
Peer-review started: May 30, 2018
First decision: July 6, 2018
Revised: July 9, 2018
Accepted: July 22, 2018
Article in press: July 22, 2018
Published online: September 7, 2018