Intestinal obstruction repair

Alternative Names

Repair of volvulus; Paralytic ileus – repair; Intestinal volvulus – repair; Bowel obstruction – repair; Ileus – repair

Definition of Intestinal obstruction repair

Intestinal obstruction repair is surgery to relieve a . A bowel obstruction is when the contents of the intestines cannot pass through and exit the body. A complete obstruction is a surgical emergency.


Shabir Bhimji, MD, PhD, Specializing in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Midland, TX. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 5/17/2010

Intussusception - X-ray
Before and after small intestine anastomosis
Intestinal obstruction (Pediatric) - series
Intestinal obstruction repair - series

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