Retrospective analysis of operated cases of post appendectomy small bowel obstruction in a tertiary care centre.

Abstract

Sir, The overall incidence of intestinal obstruction following appendectomy varies from 0.16 % to 10.7 % [1–3]. Adhesive bands are usually the cause of obstruction in these patients, and complete obstruction is the presenting feature in more than 50 % of them [3, 4]. We analyzed the data of all patients with intestinal obstruction, operated in our… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12664-014-0471-1

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