[Gallstone ileus: plea for simultaneous treatment of obstruction and gallstone disease].

@article{Sfairi1997GallstoneIP,
  title={[Gallstone ileus: plea for simultaneous treatment of obstruction and gallstone disease].},
  author={A Sfairi and Jitendra C. Patel},
  journal={Journal de chirurgie},
  year={1997},
  volume={134 2},
  pages={59-64}
}
All patients with gallstone ileus admitted to our institution between 1985 and 1995, were retrospectively analysed, to determine, whether a one stage procedure (removal of impacted gallstone, fistula repair and cholecystectomy) is a more valid option than enterotomy. There were 10 patients (8 women, 2 men) in the study group (age range: 63-86 ans), representing 3.7% of small bowel obstruction and 1.4% of patients who underwent biliary surgery during the same period. Bowel occlusion was present… CONTINUE READING