Small bowel obstruction

Known as: SMALL INTESTINE OBSTRUCTION, OBSTRUCTION SMALL INTESTINE, Small Intestinal Obstruction 
Blockage of the normal flow of the small intestinal contents.
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Small bowel obstruction (SBO) is a common reason for surgical consultation, but little is known about the natural… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to determine the cumulative incidence and the risk factors of recurrence in patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Although laparoscopy may be associated with fewer intra-abdominal adhesions and quicker recovery of bowel function, it… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of small bowel obstruction (SBO), to identify risk factors for its development, and to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
1. Partial obstruction of the murine ileum led to changes in the gross morphology and ultrastructure of the tunica muscularis… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Although small bowel obstruction is a common occurrence, it is essential that this clinical condition be treated properly, that… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Acute small bowel obstruction is commonly due to band adhesions. In the past it has had an overall mortality rate of up to 11… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The reliability of abdominal computed tomography (CT) in the assessment of varying degrees of small bowel obstruction (SBO) was… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The successful application of laparoscopic surgery to gallbladder disease and acute appendicitis has encouraged clinical… (More)
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Review
1987
Review
1987
  • P Mucha
  • The Surgical clinics of North America
  • 1987
Small intestinal obstruction remains a frequently encountered problem in abdominal surgery. Although modern day surgical… (More)
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