Paralytic Ileus

Known as: ILEUS PARALYTIC, ILEUS, INHIBITORY, ILEUS, NON-MECHANICAL 
A condition in which the muscles of the intestines do not allow food to pass through, resulting in a blocked intestine. Paralytic ileus may be caused… (More)
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2009
Review
2009
Postoperative ileus (POI) is a common clinical condition arising after almost every abdominal surgical procedure, leading to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Postoperative ileus, a transient impairment of gastrointestinal motility, is a common cause of delay in return to… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Postoperative ileus is an iatrogenic condition that follows abdominal surgery. Three main mechanisms are involved in its… (More)
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2002
2002
The endocannabinoid system (i.e., the cannabinoid receptors and their endogenous ligands) plays an important role in the… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND & AIMS This study demonstrates a significant role for cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 and prostanoid production as mechanisms… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND & AIMS Postoperative ileus is a poorly understood and common problem. We previously demonstrated an association… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
The blooms of toxic cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) are causing problems in many countries. During a screening of toxic… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To investigate the pathophysiologic mechanisms that lead to ileus after abdominal surgery. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA… (More)
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1994
1994
Hypermagnesemia is a well-known cause of hypotension and cardiac dysfunction but not well recognized is the induction of… (More)
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1990
1990
The effects of continuous intravenous infusion of lidocaine on postoperative paralytic ileus in cholecystectomized patients was… (More)
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