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A 50-year-old male asked:

Is it possible for a small gallbladder stone to migrate to the common bile duct at the time of gallbladder removal surgery?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
It has to be tiny to pass to the CBD thru the cystic duct (duct by which gallbladder empties into the CBD). During surgery of the GBmost surgeons first dissect and tie off this duct. So the chances are extremely low tp none
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