[Ogilvie's syndrome after cesarean section: A case report].

Abstract

Ogilvie's syndrome is a rare postsurgical complication. The high mortality rate (normally 15 to 31% and up to 45% after caecal perforation) explains the seriousness of this clinical situation. The early diagnosis is made by plain abdominal X-ray. Conservative treatment is usually effective and surgery should be reserved for complicated cases or refractory… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gyobfe.2010.08.006

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