Bouveret syndrome: a tough nut to crack

Post written by Ijlal Akbar Ali, MD, from the Department of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. We describe a case of a morbidly obese woman who presented to the emergency room with a 3-day history of right upper-quadrant abdominal pain. CT scan obtained demonstrated a 3-cm gallstone …

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Electrohydraulic lithotripsy and gallstone removal

Alireza Sedarat, MD, Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, in Los Angeles, California, USA presents this VideoGIE case "Electrohydraulic lithotripsy and removal of a gallstone obstructing the duodenum: Bouveret syndrome." The case describes an elderly patient with advanced gallbladder cancer who presented with emesis and a presumptive diagnosis of …

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