Bowel obstruction, also known as intestinal obstruction, is a mechanical or
functional obstruction of the intestines which prevents the normal movement 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
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 31, 2015 ... Intestinal obstruction is a blockage that keeps food or liquid from passing through
your small intestine or large intestine (colon). Causes of ...
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Dec 31, 2015 ... Intestinal obstruction — Comprehensive overview covers causes, symptoms,
diagnosis and treatment of this serious disorder.
Intestinal or bowel obstructions can have many causes. Learn about symptoms,
diagnosis, and tests.
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 ...
Intestinal obstruction is significant mechanical impairment or complete arrest of
the passage of contents through the intestine. Symptoms include cramping pain,