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Evaluation and surgical management of the gallstone ileus. A single center experience.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18717278     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Gallstone ileus representing 1-4% of all bowel obstructions cholelithiasis. Impaction of a gallstone in the human of the bowel is a surgical emergency. Relief of the obstruction is the treatment of choice, but controversy exists regarding the repair of the fistula and cholecystectomy. Our experience in the management of gallstone ileus is presented in the following article.
M Safioleas; M Stamatakos; C Spyrakos; P Safioleas; C Chatzikonstantinou; R Iannescu; C Safioleas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chirurgia (Bucharest, Romania : 1990)     Volume:  103     ISSN:  1221-9118     ISO Abbreviation:  Chirurgia (Bucur)     Publication Date:    2008 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-22     Completed Date:  2008-10-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9213031     Medline TA:  Chirurgia (Bucur)     Country:  Romania    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  297-300     Citation Subset:  IM    
2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Biliary Fistula / diagnosis,  etiology,  surgery*
Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic / methods
Follow-Up Studies
Gallstones / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery*
Ileus / diagnosis,  etiology,  surgery*
Length of Stay
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Treatment Outcome

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