Intestinal obstruction and ileus: role of computed tomography scan in diagnosis and management.

Abstract

A significant proportion of patients with intestinal obstruction will be evaluated with a CT scan of the abdomen. This study presents a group of 97 patients diagnosed with mechanical obstruction or ileus on CT scan over a 16-month period at a community based teaching hospital and follows the further management of these patients. Our study shows that 43.3… (More)

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@article{Sebastian2007IntestinalOA, title={Intestinal obstruction and ileus: role of computed tomography scan in diagnosis and management.}, author={Vinod A Sebastian and Kevin J Nebab and Michael Goldfarb}, journal={The American surgeon}, year={2007}, volume={73 12}, pages={1210-4} }