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Peripartum intestinal obstruction

*, Guruvare Shyamala and *, Pralhad Kushtagi and Rao , Anand BH (2009) Peripartum intestinal obstruction. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India, 59 (5). pp. 460-461.

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Abstract

Surgical complications are rarely suspected in pregnancy. Delay in the diagnosis of intestinal obstruction may contribute significantly to maternal mortality, around 20%. One such case that posed a clinical dilemma is reported. It is emphasized that intestinal obstruction should be thought of whenever a pregnant woman with past abdominal surgery presents with bowel disturbances and abdominal distension. Prompt diagnosis and active intervention will minimize the morbidity.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: intestinal obstruction, pregnancy, postpartum
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2012 06:17
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2012 06:17
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/3351

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