Intestinal Emergencies

  • Dhavapalani Alagappan
  • Sathya Kaliannan


Intestinal emergencies constitute a significant proportion of the Emergency Department attendances worldwide in all ages. Acute appendicitis, bowel obstruction, intestinal perforation and acute mesenteric ischaemia are amongst the commonest presentations encountered which are dealt with in this chapter.


Bowel Obstruction Acute Appendicitis Mesenteric Ischaemia Intestinal Perforation Intestinal Pneumatosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Emergency DepartmentApollo HospitalsChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Emergency DepartmentApollo Specialty HospitalsChennaiIndia

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