A Rare Case Of Non-Gangrenous Small Bowel Volvulus

Thejeswi, Poornachandra and Prabhu, Shivananda and Lobo, Geover and *, Shankar Ram (2012) A Rare Case Of Non-Gangrenous Small Bowel Volvulus. The Internet Journal of Surgery, 28 (2).

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Abstract

Small bowel volvulus (SBV) is a rare condition even though the incidence in Africa and Asia is high. It requires emergency surgical intervention, the more so as the diagnosis may cause problems hence consuming time and the risk of the bowel getting gangrenous increases. Small bowel volvulus is of two types; primary and secondary. Here is a case of primary small bowel volvulus with no evidence of gangrenous bowel even though it was diagnosed and managed on the fourth day.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Small bowel volvulus, volvulus, intestinal obstruction.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Surgery
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 09 May 2012 10:42
Last Modified: 09 May 2012 10:42
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/76391

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