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A wireless PillCam, which is roughly the size of a large vitamin or antibiotic tablet, takes several highdefinition pictures per second as it reaches parts of the small bowel that conventional, more invasive camera tests cannot reach.
We present a case of a recurrent inguinal hernia, with bladder and small bowel incarceration, as well as associated small bowel obstruction.
Colonoscopy showed multiple blood clots, with blood coming from the small bowel. During ileoscopy, no bleeding site was identified.
Several studies suggest that water-soluble contrast agents may be used for the diagnosis of resolution of obstruction, predicting the need for surgical intervention and simultaneously, can be used for conservative treatment of ASBO by stimulating the bowel movement due to their hyperosmolar effect and water movement into the small bowel lumen (7-11).
2 Multiple international studies indicate that the incidence of small bowel cancers is greater in western world than in Asia.
In this case report, small bowel obstruction was the initial clinical symptom for this patient that led to the diagnosis of lung cancer stage IV.
Small-bowel follow through (SBFT) can evaluate the small bowel to detect stricture, fistula, and abscess.
Twelve hours of fasting was required for examination through the mouth, and clearance of the small bowel was necessary for the anal approach.
KEYWORDS: Non-traumatic Perforation, Perforation, Small bowel perforation, Bezoar.
X-ray of abdomen showed picture of subacute small bowel obstruction.
It is yet to be conclusively demonstrated whether there is a difference in its diagnostic accuracy when assessing for small bowel versus colonic CD, as previous studies have shown conflicting results [23, 24].
A systematic literature review using PubMed, MEDLINE, Scopus, and CINAHL databases was performed using the search terms "Small Bowel Obstruction", "point-of-care ultrasound", "POCUS", "Ultrasound", and "SBO" from January 1990 to May 2017.