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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27904625/an-intriguing-case-of-gallstone-ileus-after-hepaticojejunostomy-caused-by-a-stone-on-a-suture
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Mahir Gachabayov, Petr Mityushin
Gallstone ileus (GI) is a mechanical obstruction of small or large bowel caused by gallstone passed to the intestinal lumen through spontaneous or postoperative biliodigestive fistula. A 42-year-old female patient was admitted with the clinical presentation of small bowel obstruction. She underwent hepaticojejunostomy 4 years prior to admission for primary sclerosing cholangitis. Barium meal follows through revealed Rigler's triad. The patient underwent laparotomy which revealed GI. A "stone on a suture" was removed through enterotomy...
2016: Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: the Official Journal of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27904253/delayed-diagnosis-of-mirizzi-syndrome
#2
REVIEW
Olufunmilola Oladini, Steven M Zangan, Rakesh Navuluri
Biliary obstruction occurs in a wide variety of malignant and benign conditions. The following is a unique case of biliary obstruction caused by external compression of the hepatic duct by a gallstone (Mirizzi syndrome). Owing to unusual imaging characteristics of the stone, the mass was initially mistaken for a malignancy or hepatic pseudoaneurysm. It was not until the patient developed gallstone ileus that the correct diagnosis was made.
December 2016: Seminars in Interventional Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27898355/gallstone-ileus-presenting-as-intussusception-a-case-report
#3
Rahul M Prasad, Katrina M Weimer, Arunkumar Baskara
BACKGROUND: Gallstone ileus is a complication of acute cholecystitis that accounts for 25% of bowel obstruction cases in the elderly. To our knowledge, only one other case of gallstone ileus presenting as intussusception has been reported in the literature, and involved non-operative management with an unfavorable outcome. CASE PRESENTATION: Here we report the case of 69year old woman presenting with symptoms of acute small bowel obstruction with a surgical history significant for cholecystectomy 30 years prior...
November 22, 2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27896385/pictorial-review-the-pearls-and-pitfalls-of-the-radiological-manifestations-of-gallstone-ileus
#4
REVIEW
Phei Shan Chuah, John Curtis, Nikhil Misra, Dina Hikmat, Sumita Chawla
We present a pictorial review of a range of typical and atypical cases of gallstone ileus (GI), across a wide range of imaging modalities. GI is a complication of gallstone disease causing mechanical intestinal obstruction due to impaction of gallstone in the gastrointestinal tract. The spectrum of presentation can vary enormously, and we highlight the importance of accurate imaging diagnosis of GI especially early use of computed tomography. This will lead to timely and appropriate surgical intervention with the potential avoidance of unnecessary outcomes...
November 28, 2016: Abdominal Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27677937/novel-treatment-options-for-bouveret-s-syndrome-a-comprehensive-review-of-61-cases-of-successful-endoscopic-treatment
#5
Jean-Marc Dumonceau, Jacques Devière
In Bouveret's syndrome, a biliary stone obstructs the duodenum. Surgical treatment is plagued by high morbidity and mortality. Therefore, endoscopic treatment has become a first-line approach. Areas covered: A literature search of Medline and Google Scholar databases was performed using the terms endoscopic treatment, non-operative treatment, Bouveret's syndrome, and gallstone ileus. Sixty-one cases of successful endoscopic treatment were found over the period 1978-2016 and are summarized herein. Therapeutic modalities used in 52 patients with complete success included mechanical lithotripsy (40% of cases), electrohydraulic lithotripsy (21% of cases), extraction of the intact stone and laser lithotripsy (15% of cases each), extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy and duodenal stenting (4% of cases each)...
October 5, 2016: Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27615020/rigler-triad-in-gallstone-ileus
#6
Lorena Brandariz Gil, Tamara Fernández de Miguel, José Perea
Gallstone ileus is an exceptional complication among billiary diseases. It is defined as an intestinal obstruction caused by a gallstone as it passes through a bilio-digestive fistula. This is disease with high morbi-mortality, and whose main contributing factors are the advanced age of the patients, comorbidities and the delayed diagnosis. Most of the times, it is a postoperative diagnosis and a high clinical suspicion is essential for an early diagnosis. In patients with gallstone ileus the abdominal X-ray is frequently nonspecific and to observe a complete Rigler triad is exceptional...
September 2016: Revista Española de Enfermedades Digestivas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27599371/minimally-invasive-management-of-gallstone-ileus-with-cholecystoduodenal-fistula
#7
Stéphane Bourgouin, Gatien Lamblin, Pauline Rose, Ludivine Gan, Paul Balandraud
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 6, 2016: ANZ Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27567045/-gallstone-ileus-experience-in-the-dr-eduardo-liceaga-general-hospital-of-mexico
#8
Eder Alejandro Sánchez-Pérez, Sinuhé Álvarez-Álvarez, Marco Antonio Madrigal-Téllez, Gabriela Elaine Gutiérrez-Uvalle, Jorge Enrique Ramírez-Velásquez, Luis Mauricio Hurtado-López
BACKGROUND: Gallstone ileus is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction (1-4%). It results from the migration of a gallstone through a bilio-enteric fistula. Treatment begins with fluid therapy, followed by enterolithotomy, fistula closure, and cholecystectomy. OBJECTIVES: To determine the clinical presentation in patients with gallstone ileus and subsequent medical -surgical management outcomes. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A retrospective, observational, descriptive and transversal study was conducted on patients diagnosed with intestinal obstruction secondary to a gallstone ileus from May 2013 to October 2014...
August 23, 2016: Cirugia y Cirujanos
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27561369/small-bowel-obstruction-in-the-virgin-abdomen-time-to-challenge-surgical-dogma-with-evidence
#9
Yvonne Ying-Ru Ng, James Chi-Yong Ngu, Andrew Siang-Yih Wong
BACKGROUND: Although adhesions account for more than 70% of small bowel obstruction (SBO), they are thought to be less likely aetiologies in patients without previous abdominal surgery. Expedient surgery has historically been advocated as prudent management in these patients. Emerging evidence appears to challenge such a dogmatic approach. METHODS: A retrospective analysis was performed in all SBO patients with a virgin abdomen admitted between January 2012 and August 2014...
August 25, 2016: ANZ Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27497941/bowel-obstruction-and-perforation-due-to-a-large-gallstone-a-case-report
#10
Georgios Sahsamanis, Konstantinos Maltezos, Panagiotis Dimas, Alexandros Tassos, Christos Mouchasiris
INTRODUCTION: Gallstone bowel obstruction is a rare form of mechanical ileus usually presenting in elderly patients, and is associated with chronic or acute cholecystitis episodes. CASE PRESENTATION: We present the case of an 80year old female with abdominal pain, inability to defecate and recurrent episodes of diarrhea for the past 8 months. CT examination uncovered a cholecystoduodenal fistula along with gas in the gall bladder and the presence of a ≥2cm gallstone inside the small bowel lumen causing obstruction...
2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27467866/gallstone-ileus-literature-review
#11
Giulia Artioli, Margherita Muri, Francesco Emanuele Praticò, Emanuele Angela Marcantoni, Silvia Eleonora Gazzani, Silvia Lana, Emanuele Bacchini, Giovanni Capretti, Maurizio Muri, Tito Torri
Gallstone ileus is a rare case of mechanical intestinal obstruction observed in patients with history of cholelithiasis or cholecystitis. Its diagnosis is difficult and it is characterized by high mortality rate. Diagnostic Imaging plays an important role in the management of patients with suspected gallstone ileus because an early diagnosis could reduce the mortality. Abdominal Computed Tomography (CT) is the preferred modality because of its rapid diagnosis. Surgery remains the gold standard treatment.
July 28, 2016: Acta Bio-medica: Atenei Parmensis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27429831/transvaginal-hybrid-notes-procedure-for-treatment-of-gallstone-ileus
#12
Takuya Shiraishi, Naoki Tomizawa, Tatsumasa Andoh, Kazuhisa Arakawa, Yasuaki Enokida, Naoya Ozawa
Gallstone ileus is a rare mechanical bowel obstruction, and previously reported cases have been treated laparoscopically with good results. Although transvaginal hybrid NOTES without a minilaparotomy has been reported to decrease the incidence of surgical wound complications, to our knowledge, this procedure has not been used previously to treat gallstone ileus. We present a case of a 63-year-old woman who underwent transvaginal hybrid NOTES procedure for treatment of gallstone ileus. This case was admitted to our hospital following acute-onset abdominal pain and vomiting...
2016: Case Reports in Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27426657/recurrent-gallstone-ileus
#13
Anne Iudicello, Jan Vanstiphout, Tom Verbelen
We present the case of a recurrent gallstone ileus in a 76-year old female patient, which presented at our emergency department on January 15th 2015. In both episodes (January 16th and February 1st, 2015), only a simple enterotomy with stone extraction was performed. One year later, she is fully recovered and in good health. Recurrent gallstone ileus most often occurs in elderly patients with multiple co-morbidities. In our aging population, its prevalence is expected to increase. Because of the vague, intermittent symptoms, diagnosis of gallstone ileus is often delayed, contributing to its high mortality rate...
June 2, 2016: Acta Chirurgica Belgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27423884/-colonic-gallstone-ileus-a-rare-cause-of-intestinal-obstruction
#14
Beatriz Marenco-de la Cuadra, José Antonio López-Ruiz, Luis Tallón-Aguilar, José López-Pérez, Fernando Oliva-Mompeán
BACKGROUND: A gallstone colonic ileus is a very rare condition. CLINICAL CASE: The case is reported of an 87 year-old patient who came to the Emergency Department due to an intestinal obstruction of several days onset, which was caused by a gallstone affected sigmoid colon. CONCLUSION: Colonic gallstone ileus is a rare disease that usually occurs in older patients due to the passage of large gallstone directly from the gallbladder to colon, through a cholecystocolonic fistula...
July 13, 2016: Cirugia y Cirujanos
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27322706/first-case-reported-of-bouveret%C3%A2-s-syndrome-associated-to-duodenal-and-biliary-perforation-to-retroperitoneum
#15
María Victoria Vieiro Medina, Ramón Gómez Sanz, Eneida Bra Insa, Iván Domínguez Sánchez, Marta de la Fuente Bartolomé, David Díaz Pérez, Oana Anisa Nutu, Felipe de la Cruz Vigo
We present the case of a 69 year old woman with a history of cholecystitis, who consulted for severe abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Abdominal CT showed duodenal obstruction caused by a gallstone, cholecystoduodenal fistula and pneumobilia, what is known as Bouveret's syndrome, a rare form of gallstone ileus. Additionally, she presented free duodenal and vesicular perforation to retroperitoneum at the same level of the cholecystoduodenal transit point. The patient underwent a difficult cholecystectomy, enterolithotomy, repair of the duodenal defect, extensive washing and drainage of the retroperitoneum...
June 2016: Revista Española de Enfermedades Digestivas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27241611/gallstone-ileus-in-an-asymptomatic-parastomal-hernia
#16
H Jayamanne, J Brown, B M Stephenson
Parastomal hernias are common and often asymptomatic. We report the first known case in which later, acute symptoms developed owing to gallstone ileus in a sac containing both omentum and small bowel. Urgent computed tomography established the diagnosis.
September 2016: Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27227755/laparoscopic-and-ultrasound-assisted-management-of-gallstone-ileus-after-biliointestinal-bypass-case-report-and-a-review-of-literature
#17
Mauro Zago, Samantha Bozzo, Andrea Centurelli, Alessandro Giovanelli, Michele Ciocca Vasino
AIM: To report about an additional case of biliary ileus after bariatric surgery is reported and extensively reviewing the literature on this topic. MATERIAL OF STUDY: We reviewed the literature and found three cases of gallstone ileus (GI) that occurred after bariatric surgery. DISCUSSION: A 41 year old patient presented a GI eight years after a biliointestinal bypass (BIB) for morbid obesity. The patient complained of abdominal pain for two weeks...
2016: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27226271/-bouveret-syndrome-a%C3%A2-case-report-and-literature-review
#18
P Kocián, M Bocková, J Schwarz
UNLABELLED: Bouveret syndrome is a gastric outlet obstruction caused by impaction of a gallstone that passes through a cholecystoduodenal or cholecystogastric fistula. It is a rare disease, most common in elderly women with multiple comorbidities and high surgical risk. The diagnosis can be made either radiologically or endoscopically. Endoscopic extraction is the preferred therapeutic option. Surgical intervention is indicated when endoscopic methods fail. We describe a case of Bouveret syndrome in a 79 years old woman...
2016: Rozhledy V Chirurgii: Měsíčník Československé Chirurgické Společnosti
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27197112/-bouveret-s-syndrome-a-rare-presentation-of-gallstone-ileus
#19
Luis Franco-Avilés, Héctor Tonalli Arce-Guridi, Ulises Mercado
BACKGROUND: Bouveret's syndrome is defined as gastric outlet obstruction caused by duodenal impaction of a gallstone which passes into the duodenal bulb through a cholecystoduodenal fistula. CLINICAL CASE: We reported the case of a 46-year-old woman who presented intermittent epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, and weight loss of 2-months duration. The patient admitted alcohol and methamphetamine abuse. She had not fever, dehydration or jaundice. Amylase, electrolytes, enzymes, and creatinine level were within normal limits...
July 2016: Revista Médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27154989/to-leave-no-stone-unturned-cholelithiasis-and-subsequent-gallstone-ileus
#20
Enhui Yong, Ting Fung Chiu, Hussein Kamel, Enming Yong
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2016: BMJ Case Reports
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