Distal intestinal obstruction syndrome in cystic fibrosis: presentation, outcome and management in a tertiary hospital (2007-2012).


BACKGROUND Cystic fibrosis (CF) can result in distal intestinal obstruction syndrome (DIOS) due to inspissated mucus. This paper describes the clinicopathological characteristics of adult CF patients with DIOS and assesses risk factors for surgery. METHODS A retrospective audit of CF patients at the Alfred Hospital from January 2007 to February 2012 was… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/ans.12397


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