Current management of acute malignant large bowel obstruction: a systematic review.

@article{Frago2014CurrentMO,
  title={Current management of acute malignant large bowel obstruction: a systematic review.},
  author={Ricardo Frago and Elena Mar{\'i}a Fadul Ramirez and Monica Millan and Esther Kreisler and E Ferrer G{\'o}mez del Valle and Sebastiano Biondo},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={207 1},
  pages={127-38}
}
BACKGROUND The management of colonic obstruction has changed in recent years. In distal obstruction, optimal treatment remains controversial, particularly after the appearance and use of colonic endoluminal stents. The purpose of this study was to review the current treatment of acute malignant large bowel obstruction according to the level of evidence of the available literature. METHODS A systematic search was conducted in PubMed, MEDLINE, Embase, and Google Scholar for articles published… CONTINUE READING
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