TITLE

Novel Management of Chronic Idiopathic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

AUTHOR(S)
Kamata, Noriko; Oshitani, Nobuhide; Suekane, Takehisa; Sogawa, Mitsue; Yamagami, Hirokazu; Watanabe, Kenji; Okazaki, Hirotoshi; Watanabe, Toshio; Tominaga, Kazunari; Fujiwara, Yasuhiro; Arakawa, Tetsuo
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2009, Vol. 104 Issue 9, p2360
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
44012453

 

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