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Intestinal pseudoobstruction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19069701     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intestinal pseudoobstruction is an uncommon clinical condition of varied etiologies. Confusion in its characterization and diagnosis often results in delay in diagnosis as well as inappropriate treatment involving repeated surgery. The various aspects and characteristics of intestinal pseudoobstruction are described by representative case reports of three patients treated in our department with a review of the literature. Heightened awareness, understanding of the physiological dynamics and recognition of the spectrum of its clinical presentation and diagnostic modalities should result in more efficacious treatment.
O Rabau; H Tulchinsky; M Rabau
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Iugoslavica     Volume:  55     ISSN:  0354-950X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir Iugosl     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-16     Completed Date:  2009-01-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372631     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Iugosl     Country:  Serbia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  103-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Proctology Unit, Department of Surgery B, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction* / diagnosis,  etiology,  therapy

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