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Common Bile Duct Stones - Natural History and Interventions

This study has been completed.
Ersta Hospital, Sweden
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mats Möller, Karolinska Institutet Identifier:
First received: November 16, 2012
Last updated: August 28, 2013
Last verified: August 2013

The aims of this study were to

  1. investigate what measures were taken when common bile duct stones (CBDS) were found intraoperatively in Sweden during the period May 2005 to December 2009 by using data from this population-based nationwide registry, and
  2. analyze the outcome in terms of complications and success rates of bile duct clearance in relation to various stone sizes and interventions used. In order to further characterize the natural course of CBDS of various sizes, particular interest was focused on patients with positive findings where no peroperative measures to clear the bile ducts were taken or planned postoperatively.

Common Bile Duct Stone

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Common Bile Duct Stones - Natural History and Interventions : Data From the Swedish Registry for Gallstone Surgery and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography (ERCP) (GallRiks)

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Further study details as provided by Karolinska Institutet:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • complications in relation to strategy for handling CBDS [ Time Frame: 30 days post operative ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Complications reported to the registry at 30 day follow up after surgery

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • complications in relation to stone size [ Time Frame: 30 days post operative ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Complications reported to the registry at 30 day follow up after surgery

Enrollment: 3828
Study Start Date: May 2005
Study Completion Date: December 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
common bile duct stone
Patients undergoing cholecystectomy


Ages Eligible for Study:   11 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients undergoing cholecystectomy with common bile duct stones found in peroperative cholangiogram


Inclusion Criteria:

  • common bile duct stones

Exclusion Criteria:

  • none
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01734720

Sponsors and Collaborators
Karolinska Institutet
Ersta Hospital, Sweden
Principal Investigator: Mats Möller, MD Karolinsks Institutet
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Responsible Party: Mats Möller, MD. consultant suregon, Ersta Hospital, Karolinska Institutet Identifier: NCT01734720     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2010/533-31/2
Study First Received: November 16, 2012
Last Updated: August 28, 2013
Health Authority: Sweden: The National Board of Health and Welfare

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Biliary Tract Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Gallbladder Diseases
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical processed this record on November 20, 2014