Gallstone ileus associated with impaction at Meckel’s diverticulum: Case report and literature review
Harveen K Lamba, Yiwen Shi, Ajita Prabhu, Department of General Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States
Author contributions: Lamba HK and Prabhu A performed the surgery, and managed post-operative care of patient; Prabhu A collected the patient’s clinical data; Lamba HK and Shi Y designed the case report, analyzed the clinical data and wrote the paper.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the University Hospitals Case Medical Center Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: Verbal informed consent was obtained from the patient in question.
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Correspondence to: Ajita Prabhu, MD, FACS, Department of General Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States. email@example.com
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Received: January 20, 2016
Peer-review started: January 20, 2016
First decision: March 1, 2016
Revised: April 11, 2016
Accepted: June 1, 2016
Article in press: June 3, 2016
Published online: November 27, 2016