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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Patients with clinical and radiologic evidence of adhesive small bowel obstruction were included.
Acute bowel obstruction is the other rare clinical presentation of IE.
Dubai: A timely endoscopic procedure has helped save the life of a 100-year-old Emirati man suffering from a severe bowel obstruction.
Bowel obstruction in pregnancy has an incidence of approximately 1 in 1,500 to 1 in 66,000.
In patients suspected of having small-bowel obstruction, Bender et al (7) showed that CT enteroclysis was superior to conventional CT for the diagnosis of lower grades of bowel obstruction and was also able to reveal the nature of the obstructive lesion, including adhesions.
At this stage, the possibility of either hyperemesis gravidarum or anicteric hepatitis was very low and we still inferred that abnormal structure of the intestinal tract or bowel obstruction existed even if the MRI and UGIE result did not support this diagnosis.
It can appear as an abnormal target-like mass with increased diameter with or without associated proximal bowel obstruction.
We report a first ever successful surgical repair of a ruptured AAA with a confounding clinical presentation of large bowel obstruction in Pakistan.
Provisional diagnosis of the small bowel obstruction due to volvulus was made.
In this paper we present a case of small bowel obstruction secondary to ileo-ileal intussusception resulted from metastatic small bowel melanoma.
Bowel resection may be performed to treat gastrointestinal cancer, bowel necrosis, severe enteritis, diverticular disease, Crohn's disease, endometriosis, ulcerative colitis, or, like Sarah, bowel obstruction due to scar tissue.
You wouldn't expect to pay to have a bowel obstruction dealt with, so why should we stump up crazy sums for dental treatment?
The diagnosis of small bowel obstruction secondary to obturator hernia was established.
7 Kittaka, in a clinical study of 37 patients diagnosed with small bowel obstruction, concluded the I-FABP level is a useful marker for discriminating between strangulated small bowel obstruction and simple small bowel obstruction.