[Decompression technique for ileus: emptying of the intestine with the fingers (author's transl)].

  • G. Esser
  • Published 1978 in Langenbecks Archiv fur Chirurgie

Abstract

Intestinal obstruction and distension with stasis of the intestinal contents have to be dealt with simultaneously. Opening of the small intestine for aspiration may cause infection and is not necessary. Aspiration via a Miller-Abbot tube is complicated and time consuming. Beginning at the proximal end of the jejunum the contents of the small intestine can… (More)

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@article{Esser1978DecompressionTF, title={[Decompression technique for ileus: emptying of the intestine with the fingers (author's transl)].}, author={G. Esser}, journal={Langenbecks Archiv fur Chirurgie}, year={1978}, volume={347}, pages={387-92} }