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Migration of Hem-o-lok clip into the common hepatic duct after laparoscopic bile duct exploration: A case report
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  • Zhenhua Tan,
  • Renrui Wan,
  • Hai Qian,
  • Ping Xie
Zhenhua Tan
Huzhou Central Hospital
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Renrui Wan
Huzhou Central Hospital
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Hai Qian
Huzhou Central Hospital
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Ping Xie
Huzhou Central Hospital
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Abstract

Hem-o-lok clips are widely used in laparoscopic surgery. Hem-o-lok clips migration into the bile duct can lead to stone formation and granulation tissue hyperplasia. This report discusses a case wherein four clips migrated into the bile duct after laparoscopic bile duct exploration. The patient successfully underwent laparoscopy and choledocholithotomy.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

05 Jul 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
08 Jul 2021Submission Checks Completed
08 Jul 2021Assigned to Editor
12 Jul 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
01 Aug 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
01 Aug 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
23 Aug 20211st Revision Received
25 Aug 2021Submission Checks Completed
25 Aug 2021Assigned to Editor
25 Aug 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
30 Aug 2021Editorial Decision: Accept