Bouveret's syndrome complicated by a distal gallstone ileus


Gencosmanoglu R., Inceoglu R., Baysal C., Akansel S., Tozun N.

WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.9, no.12, pp.2873-2875, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Title of Journal : WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.2873-2875

Abstract

AIM: Gastric outlet obstruction caused by duodenal impaction of a large gallstone migrated through a cholecystoduodenal fistula has been referred as Bouveret's syndrome. Endoscopic lithotomy is the first-step treatment, however, surgery is indicated in case of failure or complication during this procedure.