Recurrent gallstone ileus: time to change our surgery?

@article{Fitzgerald2009RecurrentGI,
  title={Recurrent gallstone ileus: time to change our surgery?},
  author={J. E. F. Fitzgerald and Lucy Anne Fitzgerald and Charles Maxwell-Armstrong and Adam J. Brooks},
  journal={Journal of Digestive Diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={10}
}
Blackwell Publishing AsiaMelbourne, AustraliaCDDChinese Journal of Digestive Diseases1443-96111751-2980© 2009 The AuthorsJournal compilation © 2009 Chinese Medical Association Shanghai Branch, Chinese Society of Gastroenterology and Blackwell PubliXXXCase ReportRecurrent gallstone ileusJEF Fitzgerald CASE REPORTet al. 
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