intestinal obstruction

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Synonyms for intestinal obstruction

blockage of the intestine (especially the ileum) that prevents the contents of the intestine from passing to the lower bowel

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Initial abdominal radiographs demonstrated multiple distended loops of bowel, suggesting distal bowel obstruction.
Nasogastric tube decompression and intravenous fluids were initiated, and the patient continued to have signs of bowel obstruction.
They should not be administered in suspected bowel obstruction.
Small bowel obstruction due to retrograde intussusception after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Rosado is at lifelong risk of additional bowel obstructions from adhesions that could require additional surgeries.
5%-25% is five to ten times higher than with all other nonmalignant causes of mechanical small bowel obstruction.
Abdominal X-ray was performed for 100% of patients with bowel obstruction and 80% of them were found to be positive.
The population included 18 patients with a history of small bowel obstruction, 31 with rectovaginal nodularity, 78 with a CT scan prior to starting bevacizumab, 10 with a CT scan showing bowel involvement, and 21 with carcinomatosis.
She presented with small bowel obstruction which was attributed to a small paraumbilical hernia and a mesh repair was planned accordingly.
Mrs Armstrong believes the bowel obstruction should have been picked up sooner.
Healthy Shirley Kane was diagnosed with a small bowel obstruction at City Hospital, In Wlnson Green, after collapsing with abdominal pain after a walking holiday In the Lake District.
The x-rays were interpreted as follows: 'Films are consistent with bowel obstruction as described on December 20, 2002, with further increase in abdominal distension from the comparison study.
Small-bowel tumours are notoriously silent until they present with symptoms of subacute bowel obstruction, anaemia or a mass.
She recalled one girl who tried to hide her hair-pulling habit by eating the pulled hairs, which caused a bowel obstruction that required surgery.
Both showed signs of bowel obstruction very quickly.