Can You Die From Bowel Obstruction?

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Intestinal obstruction repair is surgery to relieve a bowel obstruction. A bowel obstruction is when the contents of the intestines cannot pass through and exit the body. A complete obstruction is a surgical emergency.

See also:

  • Large bowel resection
  • Small bowel resection

Alternative Names

Repair of volvulus; Paralytic ileus - repair; Intestinal volvulus - repair; Bowel obstruction - repair; Ileus - repair


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Intestinal obstruction repair is done while you are under general anesthesi...

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