Surgical Treatment of a Sigmoid Volvulus Associated with Megacolon: Report of a Case

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Sigmoid volvulus occurring concomitantly with megacolon is an uncommon cause of bowel obstruction, and various approaches to treatment have been proposed. We report herein a case of sigmoid volvulus with megacolon that was successfully treated by elective surgery following endoscopic reduction during the same hospital stay. A 70-year-old woman was admitted… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s005950070012

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