Novel Management of Chronic Idiopathic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

Kamata, Noriko; Oshitani, Nobuhide; Suekane, Takehisa; Sogawa, Mitsue; Yamagami, Hirokazu; Watanabe, Kenji; Okazaki, Hirotoshi; Watanabe, Toshio; Tominaga, Kazunari; Fujiwara, Yasuhiro; Arakawa, Tetsuo
September 2009
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2009, Vol. 104 Issue 9, p2360
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 19-year-old male who was suspected to have a chronic idiopathic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIIPO). The patient's mother died due to sepsis caused by catheter infection which serves as the treatment for CIIPO. The patient's abdominal x-ray showed a massive gas accumulation in the jejunum.


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