• In a patient with acute cholecystitis whose body habitus precluded cholecystectomy, we used percutaneous transhepatic ultrasonic cholelithotripsy. We compare it with other modalities applicable in such cases. Although not commonly used, these alternatives may be the most appropriate therapy in certain unusual circumstances.
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