intestinal obstruction


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Noun1.intestinal obstruction - blockage of the intestine (especially the ileum) that prevents the contents of the intestine from passing to the lower bowel
enteropathy - a disease of the intestinal tract
blockage, obstruction - the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction
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Dr Khaled Khalfan, consultant and head of paediatric surgery and technical director at the hospital, said there is a significant increase in paediatric surgeries by endoscopies, noting that most surgeries are related to abdominal and chest cavity surgery, such as repair of congenital anomalies, intestinal obstruction, biliary gallbladder, and obstruction of the urinary system in children.
Khaled Khalfan, Consultant, and Head of Pediatric Surgery and Technical Director at the hospital, said there is a significant increase in paediatric surgeries by endoscopies, noting that most surgeries are related to the abdomen and chest cavity, such as the repair of congenital anomalies, intestinal obstruction, biliary gallbladder, and obstruction of the urinary tract in children.
We aimed to add to the knowledge bank of Balkan Medical Journal readers regarding abdominal hernias, their spectrum of presentation (subacute intestinal obstruction, strangulation, etc.), and management strategies-medical or surgical (open vs laparoscopic).
6 Patient usually presents with nausea, vomiting, melena, palpable abdominal mass, anaemia, weight loss, dyspepsia, jaundice and intestinal obstruction. 7,8 Despite the improved results of various diagnostic modalities such as CT enteroclysis, double-balloon enteroscopy or video capsule endoscopy, SBA is frequently diagnosed per-operatively.
It is defined as a high intestinal obstruction associated with bands between posterior abdominal wall and cecum which has incomplete rotation and settles on the right or left upper quadrant [1,2,3].
The term gallstone gastrointestinal obstruction is suggested for mechanical intestinal obstruction with gallstones.
Key words: erosive enteritis, intestinal obstruction, decomposed granite, avian, lesser flamingo, Phoeniconaias minor
We studied patients operated from August 2017 to November 2018 for intestinal obstruction after previous stoma surgery in department of General Surgery, SMIMER Hospital, Surat.
Nine months after the injection, the symptoms of intestinal obstruction recurred.
Herein, we report a 56-year-old patient with an incidental finding of intestinal malrotation presenting with signs of small intestinal obstruction.
KEY WORDS: Intestinal Obstruction; Laparotomy; Gynecological Surgery; Peritonitis; Appendectomy; Indirect Inguinal Hernia; Umbilical Hernia; Incisional Hernia; Intestinal Volvulus.

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