Gallstone, causing bleeding and pyloric stenosis syndrome, diagnosed by urgent gastroscopy.

By means of urgent gastroscopy the authors, right before surgery, recognized a pyloric stenosis syndrome and a gallstone that had caused massive melena in a female patient of 73. Cholecystectomy and a Billroth II gastric resection were performed. Following surgery, a transitory duodenal fistula developed. After a month of clinical treatment the patient was… CONTINUE READING