Corticosteroids for the resolution of malignant bowel obstruction in advanced gynaecological and gastrointestinal cancer.

@article{Feuer2000CorticosteroidsFT,
  title={Corticosteroids for the resolution of malignant bowel obstruction in advanced gynaecological and gastrointestinal cancer.},
  author={David J Feuer and Karen E Broadley},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2000},
  volume={2},
  pages={CD001219}
}
BACKGROUND Gastrointestinal and ovarian cancers are common cancers. The incidence of associated malignant bowel obstruction in patients with advanced cancers of these types is not known, and the best management of these patients is controversial. Inappropriate management may result in uncontrolled (faeculant) vomiting, pain and distress. Management of the symptoms can include palliative surgery, nasogastric tube suction together with intravenous fluids, or pharmacological means, such as… CONTINUE READING

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