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The acute colonic pseudo-obstruction is a rare condition. Pathophysiological knowledges, nowadays, are still discussed. Several associated pathological conditions (cardiological, neurological, metabolic) would mainly cause, with different mechanisms, a sympathetic-parasympathetic imbalance. In Authors' experience with 19 patients the sudden onset and the(More)
Traumatic diaphragmatic injuries are increasing and they must be considered in every thoraco-abdominal trauma. The Authors carried out a retrospective analysis of 25 cases, whose diagnosis was often difficult due to the predominant clinical effects of associated injuries. All patients underwent surgical operation with laparotomy to achieve reduction of(More)
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