Acute intestinal obstruction in adults in kumasi, ghana.

  title={Acute intestinal obstruction in adults in kumasi, ghana.},
  author={Michael O K Ohene-Yeboah and E Adippah and Kofi Gyasi-Sarpong},
  journal={Ghana medical journal},
  volume={40 2},
SUMMARY OBJECTIVES To describe the causes of acute intestinal obstruction in Kumasi and highlight the associated morbidity and mortality. DESIGN A proforma based prospective study. SETTING The study was conducted at the Department of Surgery, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Kumasi, Ghana, from January 1998 to December 2003 inclusive. PARTICIPANTS All consecutive adult patients admitted to the surgical emergency ward with a clinical diagnosis of acute intestinal obstruction, strangulated… CONTINUE READING
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