Bouveret's syndrome complicated by distal gallstone ileus after laser lithotropsy using Holmium: YAG laser Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Alsolaiman, Mohammad M M; Reitz, Christoph; Nawras, Ali T; Rodgers, John B; Maliakkal, Benedict J


  • Bouveret's syndrome is an unusual presentation of duodenal obstruction caused by the passage of a large gallstone through a cholecystoduodenal fistula. Endoscopic therapy has been used as first-line treatment, especially in patients with high surgical risk.


publication date

  • 2002

published in

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  • 15


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