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Elective sigmoid resection at sigmoid volvulus management with small transverse incision in left lower quadrant

@article{Bahar2010ElectiveSR,
  title={Elective sigmoid resection at sigmoid volvulus management with small transverse incision in left lower quadrant},
  author={Mostafa Mehrabi Bahar and Ehsan Soltani and Elena Saremi},
  journal={World Journal of Colorectal surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={2},
  pages={10}
}
Abstract Background Conclusion Emergent endoscopic detorsioning and then elective sigmoid resection is the approved treatment in sigmoid volvulus. Usually this resection was performed with a large subumbelical median incision or with laparoscopy. We used a small horizontal incision for resection. Methods After a successful endoscopic detorsioning in 10 patients with sigmoid volvulus, the sigmoid were resected using a small horizontal incision in left lower quadrant. Results None of patients had… 

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