Mechanical small bowel obstruction.

  • Ben Levin
  • Published 1973 in Seminars in roentgenology


A QUARTER OF A CENTURY AGO Lockwood et al. introduced a report on acute small intestine obstruction by remarking that, “The literature abounds in the description and discussion of acute small intestinal obstruction. The entity is well known; its cure is absolute; yet the mortality continues to be high.” ” Since “high” is relative I can use the same… (More)