Management of Acute Sigmoid Volvulus: An Institution’s Experience Over 9 Years

  title={Management of Acute Sigmoid Volvulus: An Institution’s Experience Over 9 Years},
  author={Ker-Kan Tan and Choon Seng Chong and Richard Sim},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
Management of sigmoid volvulus is often challenging because of its prevalence in high-risk patients and the associated perioperative morbidity and mortality rates. This study was designed to review the management and outcome of all patients admitted with sigmoid volvulus. A retrospective review of all patients who were admitted for sigmoid volvulus from October 2001 to June 2009 was performed. Diagnosis was confirmed on clinical evaluation, radiological studies, and/or intraoperative findings… CONTINUE READING


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