What is gallstone ileus? Gallstone ileus is a condition where, after repeated bouts of gallbladder inflammation, a fistula forms between the gallbladder and GI tract, allowing gallstones access to the GI tract where they can potentially become lodged. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.
This video discusses the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for gallstone ileus.
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Script/audio/visuals: Tanner Marshall, MS
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