Current management of small-bowel obstruction.

  title={Current management of small-bowel obstruction.},
  author={Kristen Bass and Bronwyn Lindsay Jones and Gregory B. Bulkley},
  journal={Advances in surgery},
In conclusion, most of the recent advances in the management of small bowel obstruction consist of developments in the imaging modalities available to assist in the diagnosis itself, particularly with regard to the distinction between partial and complete obstruction. Unfortunately, little progress has been made to enable physicians to detect early, reversible strangulation, and therefore the surgical management of small-bowel obstruction has changed very little over the past 10 years. Because… CONTINUE READING

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