Steven B. Bowers

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A volvulus is a rare but important cause of small intestinal obstruction with a high incidence of eventual strangulation and bowel infarction [1]. The anatomic factors necessary for the development of a volvulus include a redundant segment of bowel that is freely movable within the peritoneal cavity and a bowel segment that is within close proximity to(More)
Benign esophageal strictures are typically the result of long-standing gastroesophageal reflux, and are usually treated with serial dilations and acid-suppressive therapy. Other causes of benign esophageal strictures include external beam radiation, caustic ingestions, prior surgery, and external compression from mediastinal fibrosis. We report 2 rare(More)
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