Pattern of Acute Intestinal Obstruction: Is There a Change in the Underlying Etiology?

@inproceedings{Malik2010PatternOA,
  title={Pattern of Acute Intestinal Obstruction: Is There a Change in the Underlying Etiology?},
  author={Arshad Mehmood Malik and Madiha Shah and Rafique Pathan and Krishan Sufi},
  booktitle={Saudi journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Saudi Gastroenterology Association},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND/AIM To study the changing pattern of acute intestinal obstruction at a teaching institute. PATIENTS AND METHODS It is a prospective descriptive study conducted at a teaching hospital during the period from June 2004 to June 2009. All patients with clinical or radiological evidence of acute intestinal obstruction were included in this study regardless of the gender of the patient. Patients below the age of 10 years were excluded from the study. The treatment strategy was planned… CONTINUE READING

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