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A 43-year-old female asked:

age63, f, remove 1 stone from bile duct during ercp.what r the possible reasons 2 remove gallbladder?can this be avoided?

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Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Gallbladder: The stone removed from the bile duct came from your gallbladder. If you don't get your gallbladder removed you will be at risk of having the same problem again.

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Last updated May 6, 2015

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