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ALLMedicine™ Large-bowel Obstruction Center

Research & Reviews  24 results

Is self-expandable metallic stents superior to transanal decompression tubes for the tr...
https://doi.org/10.21037/apm-20-2600
Annals of Palliative Medicine; Chen F, Dong Q et. al.

Jul 16th, 2021 - Preoperative intestinal decompression, such as self-expandable metallic stents (SEMS) and transanal decompression tubes (TDT), has been widely used for patients with malignant large-bowel obstruction (MLBO). The aim of this study is to evaluate th...

Short- and long-term outcomes after colonic self-expandable metal stent placement for m...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7556958
World Journal of Surgical Oncology; Tajima JY, Matsuhashi N et. al.

Oct 15th, 2020 - Malignant large-bowel obstruction (MLBO) is a highly urgent condition in colorectal cancer with high complication rates. Self-expandable metal stent (SEMS) placement in MLBO is a new decompression treatment in Japan. Preoperative stent placement (...

Long-term outcomes of colonic stent as a "bridge to surgery"for left-sided malignant la...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.suronc.2020.09.025
Surgical Oncology; Mora-López L, Hidalgo M et. al.

Oct 10th, 2020 - The role of self-expandable metallic stents (SEMS) as a bridge to surgery in left-sided malignant colonic obstruction is still debated. Here we assess the morbidity, mortality and long-term oncological outcomes as a bridge to surgery for patients ...

Long-term Oncologic Results After Stenting as a Bridge to Surgery Versus Emergency Surg...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000004324
Annals of Surgery; Arezzo A, Forcignanò E et. al.

Aug 25th, 2020 - To assess overall (OS), time to progression (TTP), and disease-free survival (DFS) at 3 years after treatment, comparing stenting as bridge-to-surgery (SBTS) versus emergency surgery (ES) in neoplastic left colon obstruction, secondary endpoints o...

Large-bowel obstruction: CT findings, pitfalls, tips and tricks.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrad.2020.109155
European Journal of Radiology; Verheyden C, Orliac C et. al.

Jul 28th, 2020 - Large bowel obstruction (LBO) is associated with high morbidity and mortality due to delayed diagnosis and/or treatment. MDCT has become the standard of care to identify the site, severity, and etiology of obstruction. The goal of this review is f...

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Guidelines  1 results

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy guideline on the role of endoscopy in t...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2019.09.007
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Naveed M, Jamil LH et. al.

Dec 4th, 2019 - Colonic volvulus and acute colonic pseudo-obstruction (ACPO) are 2 causes of benign large-bowel obstruction. Colonic volvulus occurs most commonly in the sigmoid colon as a result of bowel twisting along its mesenteric axis. In contrast, the exact...

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News  3 results

A 61-Year-Old Woman With Painful Constipation
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/886748_5

Oct 12th, 2017 - After any critical illness associated with constipation has been ruled out, manual disimpaction and transrectal enemas are often used. A well-lubricated, gloved finger may be used for this purpose in patients with lower anorectal impactions. Warm-...

Colonic Stenting Best in Some With Malignant Bowel Obstruction
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/874598

Jan 19th, 2017 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Short of resection, palliative emergency stenting appears superior to stoma creation in patients with colorectal cancer and malignant large-bowel obstruction, according to New York-based researchers. As Dr. Art Sedrakya...

Mechanical Bowel Obstruction: Then and Now
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/762974

May 11th, 2012 - Change in Mechanical Bowel Obstruction Demographic and Etiological Patterns During the Past Century: Observations From One Health Care Institution Drożdż W; Budzyński P Arch Surg. 2012;147:175-180 Summary How have the causes of bowel obstruction c...

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