Gallstone ileus 30 years status postcholecystectomy.

@article{Zens2010GallstoneI3,
  title={Gallstone ileus 30 years status postcholecystectomy.},
  author={Tiffany J Zens and R Scott Liebl},
  journal={WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin},
  year={2010},
  volume={109 6},
  pages={332-4}
}
Gallstone ileus is an uncommon cause of small bowel obstruction which occurs in patients with chronic cholecystitis and gallstones who develop a cholecystoenteric fistula. Although gallstone ileus is relatively rare, it has a substantial mortality rate due in part to patient comorbidities and delays in treatment. We describe the case of a 94-year-old woman… CONTINUE READING