Anatomical study of the length of the human intestine

  title={Anatomical study of the length of the human intestine},
  author={G. Hounnou and C. Destrieux and J. Desm{\'e} and P. Bertrand and S. Velut},
  journal={Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy},
  • G. Hounnou, C. Destrieux, +2 authors S. Velut
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy
  • Abstract. Although preoperative assessment of the length of the intestine may be of interest to avoid postoperative consequences of large intestinal resection, measurements of the intestine are quite rare and results variable in the literature. This anatomical study aimed to assess the length of the different intestinal segments, their variation and their correlation with sex, age, weight and height. Two hundred non-fixed adult cadavers (100 men, 100 women) who willingly gave their bodies for… CONTINUE READING

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