Monthly Archive:: July 2016

“Spilled” gallstones and gallstone ileus

A cannibalized “spilled” stone causing gallstone-ileus following laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Examining for a hernia

How do others examine for a hernia? Do you just look at and palpate with the patient standing up? Do you also invaginate the scrotum with the little fingerinserted up through the external inguinal ring?

Fecal impaction

Fecal impaction causing mega-rectum – a cause of colorectal catastrophes.