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