Ileus is a blockage of the intestines caused by a lack of peristalsis. Peristalsis is the pumping action of the intestines that helps move food through the digestive system.
Paralysis of the intestine is often termed paralytic ileus, in which the intestinal
paralysis need not be complete, but it must be ...
Paralytic ileus: Obstruction of the intestine due to paralysis of the intestinal
muscles. The paralysis does not need to be complete to cause ileus, but the
May 11, 2016 ... Paralytic ileus, also called pseudo-obstruction, is one of the major causes of
intestinal obstruction in infants and children. Causes of paralytic ...
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Dec 31, 2015 ... Intestinal pseudo-obstruction (paralytic ileus) can cause signs and symptoms of
intestinal obstruction, but doesn't involve a physical blockage.
Jan 5, 2016 ... Ileus that persists for more than 3 days following surgery is termed postoperative
adynamic ileus or paralytic ileus. Frequently, ileus occurs after ...
Sep 8, 2016 ... This is called a paralytic ileus. In this instance, the intestine isn't blocked. Rather,
it isn't moving properly. The result is little or no movement of ...
failure of appropriate forward movement of bowel contents. It may be secondary
to either mechanical obstruction of the bowel (mechanical ileus) or a ...
(Paralytic Ileus; Adynamic Ileus; Paresis). By Parswa Ansari, MD, Department of
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