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A 52-year-old male asked:

Ercp report: cbd stone extracted, cbd cleared. occlusion cholangiogram - clear cbd. my question is, in a cbd that is already unblocked and clear with the stone fully removed, will a cbd stent be required?

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Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Normally gall bladder common bile duct remains open by itself and does not require stent unless something needs drainage like pus or blood. Also your doctor is the best person to decide. It looks like you are fine since gall stones are not there. Hope it helps.
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