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Small bowel obstruction during pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15571030     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors report the case of a 28-year old pregnant woman with abdominal pain and contractions at 37 weeks of gestation. After labour and delivery, abdominal pain persisted and laparoscopy was performed. A bowel obstruction was diagnosed and surgically corrected. The authors discuss the clinical and therapeutic consequences of bowel obstruction during pregnancy.
J Hauspy; N Roofthooft; P Meulyzer; P Leyman
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Belgica     Volume:  104     ISSN:  0001-5458     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir. Belg.     Publication Date:  2004 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-12-01     Completed Date:  2005-02-08     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370571     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  588-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Hospital St Augustinus, Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Pain / etiology
Intestinal Obstruction* / complications,  pathology,  surgery
Pregnancy Complications* / pathology,  surgery
Tissue Adhesions

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