Bowel obstruction or intestinal obstruction is a mechanical or functional
obstruction of the intestines, preventing the normal transit of the products of
What is a bowel obstruction? A bowel obstruction happens when either your
small or large intestine is partly or completely blocked. The blockage prevents
Dec 31, 2015 ... Intestinal obstruction — Comprehensive overview covers causes, symptoms,
diagnosis and treatment of this serious disorder.
Oct 22, 2015 ... If intestinal obstruction happens, food, fluids, gastric acids, and gas build up
behind the site of the blockage. If enough pressure builds up, the ...
Dec 9, 2015 ... Large-bowel obstruction (LBO) is an emergency condition that requires early
identification and intervention. The etiology of this condition is age ...
Jan 20, 2015 ... A small-bowel obstruction (SBO) is caused by a variety of pathologic processes.
The leading cause of SBO in industrialized countries is ...
Small bowel obstruction is a potentially dangerous condition. There are a number
of conditions in which the contractions of the bowel muscles make the process ...
Jul 26, 2010 ... Bowel obstruction is an uncommon but serious condition which includes
symptoms such as a swollen abdomen, nausea, stool changes, ...
The term ileus is now most often used to imply non-mechanical intestinal
obstruction. Learn about Intestinal Obstruction and Ileus and treatment of
Bowel Obstruction - an easy to understand guide covering causes, diagnosis,
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