Gallstone Disease: Choledocholithiasis, Cholecystitis, and Gallstone Pancreatitis

Daniel K. Mullady, Christopher J. DiMaio

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Symptomatic gallbladder disease is one of the most common conditions encountered by the gastrointestinal endoscopist. Common gallstone related diseases include acute cholecystitis, choledocholithiasis, cholangitis, and gallstone pancreatitis. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) has an important role in the management of gallstone-related diseases, and its indications have become broader with advancements in technology and minimally invasive techniques. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided treatment for acute cholecystitis is an emerging therapy, particularly for patients who are poor candidates for surgery. This chapter will focus on the endoscopic management of cholecystitis, choledocholithiasis, and gallstone pancreatitis.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9780323415095
ISBN (Print)9780323547925
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • choledocholithiasis
  • cholelithiasis
  • endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  • endoscopic ultrasound
  • gallstone pancreatitis


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