The etiology of intestinal obstruction in patients

McCloy, Colleen; Brown, Thomas C.; Bolton, John S.; Bowen, John C.; Fuhrman, George M.
January 1998
American Surgeon;Jan1998, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p19
Academic Journal
Evaluates the etiology of intestinal obstruction in patients without a prior history of laparotomy or physical examination evidence of a hernia. Methods used on the study; Etiology of obstruction determined at surgery; Ability to determine the etiology of obstruction preoperatively and the frequency of malignancy.


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