Uncomplicated Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction
The experience of performing an exploratory laparotomy for acute small bowel obstruction, and finding and snipping a single adhesive band, has caused some surgeons to wonder if laparoscopy would be a better way to explore and treat these patients. This chapter explores laparoscopy versus laparotomy for acute, uncomplicated, small bowel obstruction that is assumed to be due to adhesions.
KeywordsSmall Bowel Small Bowel Obstruction Laparoscopic Management Extensive Adhesion Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis
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