A condition caused by the lack of intestinal PERISTALSIS or INTESTINAL MOTILITY without any mechanical obstruction. This interference of the flow of INTESTINAL CONTENTS often leads to INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION. Ileus may be classified into postoperative, inflammatory, metabolic, neurogenic, and drug-induced.
Any impairment, arrest, or reversal of the normal flow of INTESTINAL CONTENTS toward the ANAL CANAL.
A type of ILEUS, a functional not mechanical obstruction of the INTESTINES. This syndrome is caused by a large number of disorders involving the smooth muscles (MUSCLE, SMOOTH) or the NERVOUS SYSTEM.
The thick green-to-black mucilaginous material found in the intestines of a full-term fetus. It consists of secretions of the INTESTINAL GLANDS; BILE PIGMENTS; FATTY ACIDS; AMNIOTIC FLUID; and intrauterine debris. It constitutes the first stools passed by a newborn.
Pathological development in the ILEUM including the ILEOCECAL VALVE.
The motor activity of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.
Solid crystalline precipitates in the BILIARY TRACT, usually formed in the GALLBLADDER, resulting in the condition of CHOLELITHIASIS. Gallstones, derived from the BILE, consist mainly of calcium, cholesterol, or bilirubin.
Pathological development in the JEJUNUM region of the SMALL INTESTINE.
Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
Passage of food (sometimes in the form of a test meal) through the gastrointestinal tract as measured in minutes or hours. The rate of passage through the intestine is an indicator of small bowel function.
Incision into the side of the abdomen between the ribs and pelvis.
Surgery performed on the digestive system or its parts.
A medical specialty primarily concerned with prevention of disease (PRIMARY PREVENTION) and the promotion and preservation of health in the individual.
A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.
Individual's rights to obtain and use information collected or generated by others.
A quantitative measure of the frequency on average with which articles in a journal have been cited in a given period of time.
The use of statistical methods in the analysis of a body of literature to reveal the historical development of subject fields and patterns of authorship, publication, and use. Formerly called statistical bibliography. (from The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
"The business or profession of the commercial production and issuance of literature" (Webster's 3d). It includes the publisher, publication processes, editing and editors. Production may be by conventional printing methods or by electronic publishing.
Surgery performed on the female genitalia.
Tumor or cancer of the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).
The level of governmental organization and function at the national or country-wide level.
An abnormal anatomical passage that connects the VAGINA to other organs, such as the bladder (VESICOVAGINAL FISTULA) or the rectum (RECTOVAGINAL FISTULA).
An opioid analgesic chemically related to and with an action resembling that of MEPERIDINE, but more rapid in onset and of shorter duration. It has been used in obstetrics, as pre-operative medication, for minor surgical procedures, and for dental procedures. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1067)
A preparation of chicle, sometimes mixed with other plastic substances, sweetened and flavored. It is masticated usually for pleasure as a candy substitute but it sometimes acts as a vehicle for the administration of medication.
Lists of words, usually in alphabetical order, giving information about form, pronunciation, etymology, grammar, and meaning.
A movement, caused by sequential muscle contraction, that pushes the contents of the intestines or other tubular organs in one direction.
INFLAMMATION of the PERITONEUM lining the ABDOMINAL CAVITY as the result of infectious, autoimmune, or chemical processes. Primary peritonitis is due to infection of the PERITONEAL CAVITY via hematogenous or lymphatic spread and without intra-abdominal source. Secondary peritonitis arises from the ABDOMINAL CAVITY itself through RUPTURE or ABSCESS of intra-abdominal organs.
Pathological processes involving the PERITONEUM.
Act of listening for sounds within the body.
Act of listening for sounds within the heart.
A plant genus of the family ARACEAE. Members contain acrid calcium oxalate and LECTINS. Polynesians prepare the root into poi. Common names of Taro and Coco Yam (Cocoyam) may be confused with other ARACEAE; XANTHOSOMA; or with common yam (DIOSCOREA).

Tyrphostin AG 126 inhibits development of postoperative ileus induced by surgical manipulation of murine colon. (1/151)

Manipulation of the bowel during abdominal surgery leads to a period of ileus, which is most severely manifested after procedures that directly involve the colon. Ileus is associated with the increased expression of proinflammatory cytokines and chemokines, a leukocytic infiltration into the muscularis, and the release of mediators from resident and infiltrating leukocytes that directly inhibit intestinal smooth muscle contractility. Phosphorylation of tyrosine residues on regulatory proteins by protein tyrosine kinases (PTKs) occurs at multiple steps in the signaling cascades that regulate the expression of proinflammatory genes. The purpose of this study was to determine whether inhibition of PTK activity will attenuate the inflammatory response associated with colonic ileus and lead to improved function. Using a rodent model of colonic postoperative ileus, we demonstrate that a single bolus injection of the PTK inhibitor tyrphostin AG 126 (15 mg/kg sc) before surgery significantly attenuates the surgically induced impairment of colonic contractility both in vivo and in vitro. Improvement in function was associated with a reduction in magnitude of inflammatory cell infiltrate and with a decrease in transcription of genes encoding proinflammatory mediators IL-1beta and monocyte chemoattractant protein (MCP)-1, inducible nitric oxide synthase, and cyclooxygenase-2. Furthermore, tyrphostin AG 126 pretreatment significantly inhibited activation of multifactorial transcription factor NF-kappaB, which could form the basis for reduction in proinflammatory mediator expression. These data demonstrate for the first time that inhibition of PTK activity may represent a novel approach for management of ileus in the clinical setting.  (+info)

Bouveret's syndrome complicated by a distal gallstone ileus. (2/151)

AIM: Gastric outlet obstruction caused by duodenal impaction of a large gallstone migrated through a cholecystoduodenal fistula has been referred as Bouveret's syndrome. Endoscopic lithotomy is the first-step treatment, however, surgery is indicated in case of failure or complication during this procedure. METHODS: We report herein an 84-year-old woman presenting with features of gastric outlet obstruction due to impacted gallstone. She underwent an endoscopic retrieval which was unsuccessful and was further complicated by distal gallstone ileus. Physical examination was irrelevant. RESULTS: Endoscopy revealed multiple erosions around the cardia, a large stone in the second part of the duodenum causing complete obstruction, and wide ulceration in the duodenal wall where the stone was impacted. Several attempts of endoscopic extraction by using foreign body forceps failed and surgical intervention was mandatory. Preoperative ultrasound evidenced pneumobilia whilst computerized tomography showed a large stone, 5 cm x 4 cm x 3 cm, logging at the proximal jejunum and another one, 2.5 cm x 2 cm x 2 cm, in the duodenal bulb causing a closed-loop syndrome. She underwent laparotomy and the jejunal stone was removed by enterotomy. Another stone reported as located in the duodenum preoperatively was found to be present in the gallbladder by intraoperative ultrasound. Therefore, cholecystoduodenal fistula was broken down, the stone was retrieved and cholecystectomy with duodenal repair was carried out. She was discharged after an uneventful postoperative course. CONCLUSION: As the simplest and the least morbid procedure, endoscopic stone retrieval should be attempted in the treatment of patients with Bouveret's syndrome. When it fails, surgical lithotomy consisting of simple enterotomy may solve the problem. Although cholecystectomy and cholecystoduodenal fistula breakdown is unnecessary in every case, conditions may urge the surgeon to perform such operations even though they carry high morbidity and mortality.  (+info)

Induced nitric oxide promotes intestinal inflammation following hemorrhagic shock. (3/151)

In hemorrhagic shock (HS), increased cytokine production contributes to tissue inflammation and injury through the recruitment of neutrophils [polymorphonuclear cells (PMN)]. HS stimulates the early expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) that modulates proinflammatory activation after hemorrhage. Experiments were performed to determine the contribution of iNOS to gut inflammation and dysmotility after HS. Rats subjected to HS (mean arterial pressure 40 mmHg for 2.5 h followed by resuscitation and death at 4 h) demonstrated histological signs of mucosal injury, impairment of intestinal smooth muscle contractility, extravasation of PMN, and increased gut mRNA levels of ICAM-1, IL-6, and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF). In addition, DNA binding activity of NF-kappaB and Stat3, an IL-6 signaling intermediate, was significantly increased. In shocked rats treated with the selective iNOS inhibitor l-N(6)-(1-iminoethyl)lysine at the time of resuscitation, histological signs of intestinal injury and PMN infiltration were reduced and muscle contractility was almost completely restored. Selective iNOS inhibition in shocked animals reduced the binding activity of NF-kappaB and Stat3 and reduced mRNA levels of ICAM-1, IL-6, and G-CSF. The results of studies using iNOS knockout mice subjected to HS were similar. We propose that early upregulation of iNOS contributes to the inflammatory response in the gut wall and participates in the activation of signaling cascades and cytokine expression that regulate intestinal injury, PMN recruitment, and impaired gut motility.  (+info)

A comparison of two surgical strategies for the emergency treatment of gallstone ileus. (4/151)

INTRODUCTION: Debate currently exists regarding the appropriate surgical strategy for emergency treatment of gallstone ileus. This relates to the need for definitive biliary tract surgery after relief of mechanical obstruction. Our study reviews treatment by enterolithotomy alone and enterolithotomy combined with definitive biliary tract surgery and fistula closure to determine if there is advantage of one treatment option over the other. METHODS: The clinical, operative and follow-up data on 19 consecutive patients treated by emergency surgery for gallstone ileus from January 1992 to December 2000 was retrospectively reviewed. RESULTS: There were 15 women and four men, with a mean age of 74.6 (range 62-91) years. Pre-operative diagnosis was made in only nine of 19 patients. Enterolithotomy alone (E group) was performed in seven patients and enterolithotomy with cholecystectomy and fistula closure (E+C group) in 12 patients. In the E group, more patients had significant co-morbidity as identified by poorer American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) status, poorer pre-operative status (shock at presentation) than in the E+C group. Operative time was significantly shorter in the E group. However, there were no significant differences in morbidity, and both groups had zero mortality. CONCLUSION: Both procedures can be carried out safely and with zero mortality. Relief of obstruction remains the mainstay of treatment. The better surgical option in our series is enterolithotomy alone. It is safe in both low and high-risk patients, and requires a shorter operating time as it is technically less demanding. In the longer term, the remnant fistula also does not appear to lead to further complications.  (+info)

A prospective randomized study of laparoscopy and minilaparotomy in the management of benign adnexal masses. (5/151)

BACKGROUND: Recent prospective and randomized studies have demonstrated that laparoscopy is better than laparotomy in the treatment of benign adnexal masses. The aim of this study is to analyse the perioperative outcomes of laparoscopy and minilaparotomy in these patients, in a prospective and randomized manner. METHODS: Between January 2003 and August 2003, 100 consecutive women with a diagnosis of presumed benign adnexal mass and requiring surgical treatment were randomly assigned to minilaparotomy and laparoscopy. Randomization was centralized and computer-based. RESULTS: All operative procedures were performed without conversion to laparotomy. In the group of patients submitted to minilaparotomy, a shorter operating time than patients submitted to operative laparoscopy (mean+/-SD: 71.9+/-31.8 versus 87.0+/-44.8 min; P<0.05) was found. On the other hand, there were significant differences in terms of postoperative ileus (1.1+/-0.4 days in laparoscopy and 1.4+/-0.6 in minilaparotomy P<0.023), without affecting the day of discharge. No intraoperative or early complications were registered in either group. CONCLUSIONS: Taking into account that laparoscopy has to be considered the first choice for benign adnexal surgery, our data suggest that minilaparotomy could offer the gynaecology surgeon a valid alternative in the minimally invasive surgery field, especially in specific settings.  (+info)

Mechanisms of polymicrobial sepsis-induced ileus. (6/151)

Sepsis frequently occurs after hemorrhage, trauma, burn, or abdominal surgery and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in severely ill patients. We performed experiments to delineate intestinal molecular and functional motility consequences of polymicrobial sepsis in the clinically relevant cecal ligation and puncture (CLP) sepsis model. CLP was performed on male Sprague-Dawley rats. Gastrointestinal transit, colonic in vivo pressure recordings, and in vitro muscle contractions were recorded. Histochemistry was performed for macrophages, monocytes, and neutrophils. Inflammatory gene expressions were quantified by real-time RT-PCR. CLP delayed gastrointestinal transit, decreased colonic pressures, and suppressed in vivo circular muscle contractility of the jejunum and colon over a 4-day period. A leukocytic infiltrate of monocytes and neutrophils developed over 24 h. Real-time RT-PCR demonstrated a significant temporal elevation in IL-6, IL-1beta, monocyte chemoattractant protein-1, and inducible nitric oxide synthase, with higher expression levels of IL-6 and inducible nitric oxide synthase in colonic extracts compared with small intestine. Polymicrobial CLP sepsis induces a complex inflammatory response within the intestinal muscularis with the recruitment of leukocytes and elaboration of mediators that inhibit intestinal muscle function. Differences were elucidated between endotoxin and CLP models of sepsis, as well as a heterogeneous regional response of the gastrointestinal tract to CLP. Thus the intestine is not only a source of bacteremia but also an important target of bacterial products with major functional consequences to intestinal motility and the generation of cytokines, which participate in the development of multiple organ failure.  (+info)

Churg-Strauss syndrome (allergic granulomatous angiitis) associated with T lymphoblastic lymphoma. (7/151)

We report a rare case of Churg-Strauss syndrome in a 37-year-old man, presented as ileus intestinal and associated with Tlymphoblastic lymphoma, that was located in the retroperitoneal space and infiltrated the suprarenal gland. The T lymphoblasts, with the immunohistochemical method, disclosed positivity for CD3 and CD8, while they were negative for Pan B and CD20.  (+info)

Alvimopan, a novel, peripherally acting mu opioid antagonist: results of a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase III trial of major abdominal surgery and postoperative ileus. (8/151)

OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate that alvimopan (6 or 12 mg) accelerates recovery of gastrointestinal (GI) function in patients undergoing laparotomy for bowel resection or radical hysterectomy. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: Postoperative ileus (POI) following laparotomy may increase morbidity and extend hospitalization. Opioids can contribute to the duration of POI. Alvimopan is a novel opioid receptor antagonist in development for the management of POI. METHODS: A total of 510 patients scheduled for bowel resection or radical hysterectomy were randomized (1:1:1) to receive alvimopan 6 mg, alvimopan 12 mg, or placebo orally > or =2 hours before surgery, then twice a day (b.i.d.) until hospital discharge or for up to 7 days. The primary efficacy end point was a composite of time to recovery of upper and lower GI function. An associated secondary end point was time to hospital discharge order written. RESULTS: The modified intent-to-treat population included 469 patients (451 bowel resection and 18 radical hysterectomy patients). Time to recovery of GI function was accelerated for the alvimopan 6 mg (hazard ratio [HR] = 1.28; P < 0.05) and 12 mg (HR = 1.54; P < 0.001) groups with a mean difference of 15 and 22 hours, respectively, compared with placebo. The time to hospital discharge order written was also accelerated in the alvimopan 12 mg group (HR = 1.42; P = 0.003) with a mean difference of 20 hours compared with placebo. The incidence of adverse events was similar among treatment groups. CONCLUSIONS: Alvimopan accelerated GI recovery and time to hospital discharge order written compared with placebo in patients undergoing laparotomy and was well tolerated.  (+info)

PURPOSE: There is no consensual definition of postoperative ileus (POI), which leads to a lack of reproducibility. The aims of this study were (i) to propose and evaluate a classification of postoperative ileus based on its consequences and (ii) to assess the reproducibility of the classification. METHODS: A national global survey was carried out according to the DELPHI method in order to create a classification of primary POI. The classification was subsequently tested on a cohort of patients who underwent colorectal surgery. Finally, a reproducibility test was performed in five teaching hospitals with junior and senior surgeons. RESULTS: A five-stage classification was proposed: grade A (least) to grade E (worst). For better differentiation, subcategories (D1/D2) were included. Overall, 173 patients were included who underwent colorectal surgery. Forty of them experienced primary postoperative ileus (23.1%). Grade A occurred in 10 cases, grade B in 10 cases, grade C in 14 cases, grade D1 in 2 cases,
The objectives of the study were to determine whether retrospective data can be used to answer questions about the efficacy of prokinetic agents when used to treat horses with post-operative ileus (POI). We describe prevalence and mortality of POI with reference to treatment with four prokinetic agents. By combining data from two Hospitals a study population of 55 horses with POI following pedunculated lipoma obstruction (PLO) was established. Univariable and multivariable associations were determined between short term survival and potential explanatory variables. With death as outcome in multivariable models, breed and hospital were significantly associated with outcome but the use of prokinetic agents was not (P=0.15). However, sample size estimates indicate the low power of this study to detect differences in outcome. It was not possible definitively to evaluate the efficacy of prokinetics as treatment for POI following PLO using retrospective data. The data were suggestive of limited ...
Background: Abdominal surgery results in a molecular and cellular inflammatory response in the intestine, leading to postoperative ileus. It was hypothesised that resident macrophages within the intestinal muscularis have an important role in this local inflammation.. Aims: To investigate whether chemical or genetic depletion of resident muscularis macrophages would lead to a reduction in the local inflammation and smooth-muscle dysfunction.. Methods: Two rodent models were used to deplete and inactivate macrophages: (1) a rat model in which resident macrophages were depleted by chlodronate liposomes; (2) a model of mice with osteopetrosis mice, completely lacking the resident muscularis macrophages, used as an additional genetic approach. Animals with normal or altered intestinal macrophages underwent surgical intestinal manipulation. The inflammatory response was investigated by quantitative reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction for mRNA of MIP-1α, interleukin (IL)1β, IL6, ...
Intestinal inflammation is associated with dysfunction from the mucosal barrier, which can occur in intestinal bowel diseases, allergic diarrhea, and infectious enteritis, or conditions that affect muscularis or outer layers of the bowel wall, such as peritonitis and postoperative ileus. In the latter case, intestinal muscularis macrophages play an important role in inducing intestinal dysmotility during inflammation by producing PGs and NO (7, 20, 40, 41, 50). However, the roles of PGs in iNOS induction and the subsequent intestinal dysmotility are not well understood. In the present study, we demonstrate that PGE2 produced due to LPS stimulation activates the muscularis resident macrophages via EP2 and EP4 receptors to express the iNOS gene, which, in turn, induces intestinal dysmotility via the production of NO. PGE2 induces iNOS gene expression through the cAMP/PKA/MAPK signal transduction pathways in the intestinal muscularis macrophages.. Intestinal muscularis macrophages play an important ...
The incidence of ileus after laparoscopic colectomy continues to pose complications for the patient, staff, and the healthcare system. Postoperative ileus remains a source of morbidity and a major determinant of length of stay after abdominal surgery. Clinicians have devised strategies that minimize postoperative ileus. Gum chewing, an inexpensive intervention, is theorized to activate the cephalic- vagal reflex and increase the production of gastrointestinal hormones associated with bowel motility. Four studies examining gum chewing as an intervention to prevent ileus were found. These relatively few studies have demonstrated inconsistencies. Because of the small sample size of the four studies and the inconsistencies of the results, there is not enough evidence to change practice. There are no indications of risks associated with gum chewing as an adjunct therapy along with standard postoperative interventions. The purpose of this prospective, randomized control study is to examine if chewing ...
The incidence of ileus after laparoscopic colectomy continues to pose complications for the patient, staff, and the healthcare system. Postoperative ileus remains a source of morbidity and a major determinant of length of stay after abdominal surgery. Clinicians have devised strategies that minimize postoperative ileus. Gum chewing, an inexpensive intervention, is theorized to activate the cephalic- vagal reflex and increase the production of gastrointestinal hormones associated with bowel motility. Four studies examining gum chewing as an intervention to prevent ileus were found. These relatively few studies have demonstrated inconsistencies. Because of the small sample size of the four studies and the inconsistencies of the results, there is not enough evidence to change practice. There are no indications of risks associated with gum chewing as an adjunct therapy along with standard postoperative interventions. The purpose of this prospective, randomized control study is to examine if chewing ...
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Postoperative ileus remains a significant medical problem after colorectal surgery that adversely influences patients recovery. The investigators previ
Acalovschi, I.; Badea, G., 1978: Effectiveness of (intermittent) continuous peridural anesthesia in the prevention of postoperative ileus
The main treatment modality for Bouverets syndrome is surgery, especially when percutaneous or endoscopic approaches are not an option or have failed [53]. The most common surgical options for extracting the stone are enterolithotomy and gastrotomy [16, 54]. Small bowel obstruction should be managed by enterolithotomy with longitudinal antimesenteric incision. A transverse closure of the enterolithotomy site is recommended to avoid stenosis [27, 28]. Resection is required for parts of the small bowel that have become irreversibly damaged [54, 55]. Surgical removal of the stone can be carried out with or without a simultaneous (one stage procedure) or subsequent cholecystectomy and fistula repair (two stage procedure) [15-17, 27, 28]. Cholecystectomy is indicated for retained gallstones in the gallbladder to prevent recurrence and complications [10, 54]. Laparoscopic techniques should be considered for surgical treatment whenever possible to minimize the physiological trauma. However, higher ...
Background: The Trigemino-cardiac reflex (TCR) has been studied as a phenomenon including bradycardia, arterial hypotension, apnea and gastric hypermotility during manipulation of the peripheral or central parts of the trigeminal nerve.Case presentation: We report a case of a 26-year-old man undergoing surgery for a skull base extra axial tumor in right petrous bone suspected to metastasis of a previous renal cell carcinoma which had been treated four years ago. The patient presented with continuous and unilateral headache and difficulty in swallowing, sensory neural hearing loss, nasal speech and tongue deviation to left side. He underwent general anesthesia with standard monitoring and total intravenous anesthetic technique. The first episode of sudden onset bradycardia and hypotension related to surgical manipulation was detected intraoperatively in which the heart rate spontaneously returned to normal level once the surgical manipulation stopped. However, it repeated several times by ...
Alvimopan is a peripherally acting μ opioid antagonist. It is used to avoid postoperative ileus following small or large bowel resection and accelerates the gastrointestinal recovery period.
A slowing of gastrointestinal motility that is not associated with mechanical obstruction. Most commonly presents following surgery and usually lasts 2 to 4 days. Prolonged postoperative ileus contributes significantly to longer hospitalisation and increased healthcare costs. Treatment includes b...
The purpose of this study was to determine if ipamorelin is safe and effective in the management of post-operative ileus. The primary endpoint is recovery of
Before undergoing operations, the 20 rats assigned to the ST and SNT groups were appropriately anesthetized with isoflurane in pure oxygen and underwent sterile procedures for preoperative preparation. Each operation began with a midline incision. The small intestine was carefully exteriorized, and its entire length was gently rolled between gloved thumb and forefingers in a process taking 5 minutes. Saline-soaked gauze was then draped over the small intestine, where it was left in place for 10 minutes. After this time, the small intestine was returned to the abdominal cavity and the incision closed. The start of the experiment was defined as the moment when the rats received a subcutaneous injection of morphine sulphate, 0.3 mg/kg of body weight. (Rats that did not undergo surgical procedures also received morphine injections, to control for the effects of morphine.) The rats were then wrapped in a soft pad for the recovery period. All rats were housed in separate enclosures, to facilitate ...
A novel peptide called ghrelin or motilin-related-peptide (MTLRP) was found in the stomach of various mammals. We studied its effect on the motor function of the rat gastrointestinal tract. In normal, conscious unoperated animals, ghrelin/MTLRP (5 or 20 microg/kg iv) significantly accelerated the ga …
When patients are recovering from anesthesia after surgery. I think that the last and most common struggle is the reestablish of the digestive system. When I first had my cesarean section, I had no problem awakening, but I had problem moving my bowels. My third CS was worst, I had severe gas pain, suppository did…
Intraoperative angiography was also found to be useful in the reassessment of residual lesions after the surgical approach had been modified. Our study revealed 43 cases in which repeat imaging was conducted. The results of these repeat studies confirmed complete eradication of the lesion in 19 (44%) and persistent lesion requiring additional surgical manipulation in 24 (56%) of the cases. Therefore, it is necessary to repeat the imaging technique at various stages during the operation to identify the anatomic changes as the operation progresses and to ensure total eradication of the lesion.. Analysis of the combined data showed that intraoperative angiography verified complete eradication in 158 procedures (84%). In a second group of 15 patients (8%) the lesion was thought to be completely treated on the basis of previous intraoperative angiograms and surgical inspection; however, repeat intraoperative angiograms were not obtained after minor surgical manipulations. This lack of consistency was ...
A common consequence of abdominal surgery is that the patients digestive system stops working for a few days. This is called ileus and it can be both painful and uncomfortable for the patient. Ileus can lead to nausea, vomiting, and abdominal discomfort and is associated with complications, reduced patient satisfaction, and increased length of hospital stay.. Chewing gum is hypothesized to reduce postoperative ileus by stimulating early recovery of gastrointestinal function. Chewing gum tricks the body into thinking it is eating, causing the digestive system to start working again. Given that most people have previous experience of chewing gum, the intervention is generally well tolerated by individuals. Chewing gum as an intervention is also low-cost and easy to implement.. A team of Cochrane authors, based in the UK and Denmark and working with the Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group, set out to evaluate if chewing gum after surgery hastens the return of gastrointestinal function. Randomized ...
has had a long and winding development history. Adolor has already received two approvable letters for Entereg in 2005 and 2006. The FDA first decided not to approve the drug in 2005 for lack of evidence of efficacy, then asked for more safety data in the 2006 letter. Earlier in the year, Adolors hopes of fixing the FDAs safety concerns appeared dashed, after new adverse events popped up in a study intended to assuage the agencys safety concerns about the drug. Entereg-treated patients experienced a previously unseen increased rate of neoplasms (abnormal cell growth that can sometimes lead to cancer) compared to placebo patients. Despite the new safety issues from this long-term-use study, Adolor persisted in filing another Entereg marketing application for post-operative ileus (POI). POI patients will only be taking Entereg for a short time, and may not experience the same risks as with its long-term use. Its hard to see Entereg getting FDA approval after the negative safety data popped up. ...
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Review question In patients who have their bladder removed, does the drug alvimopan compared to placebo help them recover their bowel function more quickly?. Background Surgical removal of the bladder is a major operation that requires a stay of several days in hospital. One of the issues that keeps patients in hospital is not being able to eat normal food and not having bowel movements, an issue that is referred to as ileus. Alvimopan is a drug that is being used to treat this problem but it is uncertain how well it works and what its side effects are when used in this setting.. Study characteristics We performed a comprehensive literature search for randomized controlled trials and found one study that addressed our question. This study was a randomized trial of adults undergoing surgery to remove their bladder. They received either 12 mg alvimopan of up to 15 doses over seven days (143 patients) or placebo (137 patients). This study was conducted at centres that did many of these operations ...
In the days following abdominal surgery, patients intestinal contents pass more slowly or not at all. New research at KU Leuven (University of Leuven), Belgium, has now shown that this phenomenon -- known as post-operative ileus or bowel paralysis -- is not caused by the cells previously identified as the main players. Quite the opposite, in fact: the cells even help restore bowel function. The findings are very important for further research into post-operative patient treatment.
Scott graduated from the Dick Vet in 1989 and returned following a 2 year period in equine practice in Ireland. Following a spell in the University first opinion clinic, he joined the Equine Medicine department of the Equine Hospital. Throughout his career at the Dick Vet, Scott has undertaken both clinical and research activities; the latter including a 3 year PhD program investigating equine allergic airway disease and a 3 year research sabbatical studying Equine Grass Sickness. His clinical activities include all aspects of equine internal medicine, with a particular focus on equine respiratory and gastrointestinal disorders. He is a diplomat of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine (ECEIM) and recognised Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and European specialist in this field. He has published extensively in the clinical and scientific literature and his current research activities are focussed on equine grass sickness, post-operative ileus and innate immunity in the equine ...
True ileus is a form of intestinal obstruction caused by non-mechanical obstructive factors such as peritoneal infection, metabolic disturbances, and blood supply disruption to the abdomen during surgeries. These risk factors may lead to peristalsis failure, and thereby prevent antegrade propulsion of intestinal contents. ...
Ileus is a partial or complete non-mechanical blockage of the small and/or large intestine. It causes colic, vomiting, and constipation ...
The differential diagnosis includes pneumobilia (usually centrally located gas) and portal venous gas (usually more peripheral). The cause of this finding was a biliary-enteric fistula.
Introduction: We aimed to investigate the role of α- and β-receptors in control of contractile activity in circular jejunal muscle in rat and to delineate changes in adrenergic neurotransmission during postoperative ileus.. Materials and methods: Muscle strips (n=8/rat) of 6 naive (NC) and 8 Sprague Dawley rats after small bowel manipulation (POI) were studied. Ileus was confirmed by delayed small bowel transit. Dose-response curves were generated for phenylephrine (α-agonist; 10-8-3x10-6M) and isoprenaline (β-agonist; 3x10-10-10-7M) and effects of bethanechol-precontraction (3x10-6M), L-NIL and nimesulide (inhibiting inducible NO-synthase (10-4M) and cyclooxygenase-2 (10-5M)), L-NNA (non-specific NO-synsthase inhibitor; 10-4M), tetrodotoxin (TTX; blocking enteric nervous system; 10-6M), phentolamine (α-antagonist; 10-5M) or propranolol (β-antagonist; 5x10-6M) on response to agonists were studied. Release of excitatory neurotransmitters was investigated by electrical field stimulation ...
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Category General Spine Nikhil K. Jain, MD, MBA Orlando Ortiz, MD, MBA, FACR Kimberly Dao, MD Purpose The educational exhibit will describe the various types of paraspinal post-operative fluid collections with respect to their imaging findings, characterize them, and suggest possible management strategies. Materials & Methods 1. Review of types of paraspinal post-operative fluid collections. 2. Review the imaging findings of collections and identify characteristics that help differentiate them. 3. Review suggested management strategies. Results 1. Introduction 2. Hematoma: Epidemiology, Clinical Presentation, Imaging, Management 3. Seroma: Epidemiology, Clinical Presentation, Imaging, Management 4. Pseudomeningocele: Epidemiology, Clinical Presentation, Imaging, Management 5. Abscess: Epidemiology, Clinical Presentation, Imaging, Management Conclusion Paraspinal fluid collections are often seen after spine surgery. This increased frequency is likely due to surgical manipulation, but may also ...
Find out how to take Alvimopan Capsules (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.
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A delivery assembly for use in surgery particularly laparoscopic surgery, comprises a surgically implantable construct (1) containing viable cells, a support (2) on which the construct is removably carried and holding means such as a vacuum system (4, 5) releasably holding the construct on the support. The support (2) is selected from a tube having an interior surface on which the construct is held, and a rod having an exterior surface on which the construct is held. The support protects the delicate construct and maintains it in a desired position for surgical manipulation.
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The conscious patient cooperation during neurological procedures has become necessary for the delimitation of areas to be managed by a neurosurgeon, with better results in the treatment of tumor lesions, vascular or epileptic foci, and lesser sequelae. The need for perioperative awareness (responsiveness to commands) challenges anesthesiologists to further ensure patient safety during the procedure. Several techniques have been described for this purpose. CASE REPORT: In this case, interaction with the patient during brain tumor resection enabled a broad approach of the tumor lesion, limited by deficits in speech and naming observed during surgical manipulation, avoiding major consequences ...
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Paralytic ileus (or adynamic ileus) refers to a lack of passage of intestinal contents due to disturbances of normal intestinal motility, in absense of mechanical obstruction. The most common causes are intra-abdominal surgery, severe metabolic problems, drugs. We present two clinical cases related to patients with breast cancer and admitted with paralytic ileus following treatment with capacitabine in local Lanciano Hospital. Naranjo, Jones algoritms suggest a direct causal relationship. Our two cases, to our knowledge, represent the first published report of this particular intestinal toxicity of capecitabine. Pathophisiological explanation is difficult because no data are known about fluoropyrimidines effects on enteric motor functions (motor system, neural influences, hormonal factors): Tegafur (UFT) also, another oral fluoropyrimidine, induces paralytic ileus. We hypothesize that some 5-flourouracil metabolites (5-fluorocitrate; fluoro-beta-alanine), seldom responsible for central and ...
The term ileus is now most often used to imply non-mechanical intestinal obstruction. Learn about Intestinal Obstruction and Ileus and treatment of Intestinal Obstruction.
Christopher R Daigle, MD, Eric Marcotte, MD, Ricard Corcelles, MD, Kevin El-Hayek, MD, Matthew Kroh, MD, Stacy Brethauer, MD. Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Cleveland, Ohio. INTRODUCTION - The utility of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) decompression for inoperable malignant bowel obstruction is well documented. However, there is limited data on the use of decompressive PEG in the setting of prolonged ileus and complicated non-malignant bowel obstruction. Publications addressing this indication are few in number and tend to address feasibility, not outcomes. The aim of this study was to assess the safety and short-term outcomes of decompressive PEG for prolonged ileus and complicated non-malignant obstructions.. METHODS - After IRB approval, we conducted a retrospective chart review of all PEG insertions completed by 5 surgical endoscopists at Cleveland Clinic main campus between 2010 and 2013. Cases were identified by our financial department based on billing codes. We identified and ...
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WB Jonas, TJ Kaptchuk, K Linde, A Critical Overview of Homeopathy, Annals in Internal Medicine, March 4, 2003:138:393-399. Although this is not a meta-analysis, it is still a very good review of the clinical literature in homeopathy.. J. Jacobs, WB Jonas, M Jimenez-Perez, D Crothers, Homeopathy for Childhood Diarrhea: Combined Results and Metaanalysis from Three Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trials, Pediatr Infect Dis J, 2003;22:229-34. This metaanalysis of 242 children showed a highly significant result in the duration of childhood diarrhea (P=0.008).. J. Kleijnen, P. Knipschild, G. ter Riet, Clinical Trials of Homoeopathy, British Medical Journal, February 9, 1991, 302:316-323. This is the best objective meta-analysis of clinical research prior to 1991. This meta-analysis reviewed 107 studies, 81 of which showed efficacy of homeopathic medicines. Of the best 22 studies, 15 showed efficacy.. J. Barnes, K.L. Resch, E. Ernst, Homeopathy for Post-Operative Ileus: A Meta-Analysis, Journal of ...
The main objective of this clinical study is to reduce postoperative ileus by early enteral nutrition as compared to early parenteral strategies in patients undergoing rectal surgery. Comparing different early strategies of artificial nutrition in combination with standard care will generate valuable information about the incidence of ileus, infectious complications and hospital length of stay in this population ...
Results During a 30 year period 582 966 babies have been screened by IRT-IRT and 147 764 by IRT-DNA-IRT (total 730730), resulting in 296 screen positive cases of CF and 29 false negatives (including 10 false negatives with meconium ileus). Ten missed CF cases were pancreatic insufficient, however all were diagnosed before their first birthday, suggesting that a false negative result did not forestall appropriate clinical investigation. The IRT-DNA-IRT protocol had a much improved positive predictive value (PPV) of 85.9% compared to 67.3% for IRT-IRT, excluding CF babies with meconium ileus. The PPVs increased to 82.2% and 98.2% respectively if only well, term babies were considered. The main factor to account for this improvement in PPV has probably been the incorporation of DNA analysis in the second tier testing.. ...
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If the physician observes that your symptoms and signs are created by paralytic ileus, he/she can monitor the condition for a day or 2 in the hospital. Paralytic ileus is usually only a temporary condition that may get better on its own. If paralytic ileus does not improve within several days, the physician can prescribe drugs that cause contractions of the muscle, which is able to help move food as well as fluids thru the intestines. ...
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A method and apparatus for dissecting a first layer of tissue from a second layer of tissue and thereafter holding open an anatomic space for the performance of a surgical procedure. The method includes steps of making an incision in a body, introducing a deflated balloon dissector into the incision, inflating the balloon dissector to effect dissection of the first layer of tissue from the second layer of tissue, deploying a retractor within the anatomic space in order to hold open the anatomic space, and optionally deflating or evacuating the balloon dissector to open a cavity for surgical manipulations. The apparatus includes a combined dissector-retractor having a balloon retractor disposed upon the surface of the balloon dissector and integrated therewith.
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Mandibular ORN has decreased over the last decades from 20% to 4-8% likely because of improved understanding of the condition, and more selective radiation techniques. Patients treated with head and neck radiation are at increased risk for the development of ORN of the jaw if they have had surgical manipulation of the jaw (e.g. extraction of an infected tooth), particularly after radiation treatments. Patients are also at higher risk for development of ORN if they were treated with chemotherapy at the same time as their radiation, if the tissue-sparing (IMRT) technique of radiation was not used, and if patients smoked during or after radiation treatment.. ORN is best prevented by early removal of unsalvageable teeth at least 2 weeks before radiation is scheduled to begin. Thus, it is important that patients see their dentists as soon as possible after the diagnosis of head and neck cancer is confirmed for a thorough evaluation of the teeth. The appropriate follow up dental care (e.g. fluoride ...
The diagnosis of this condition is not always straightforward due to sometimes unspecific and subtle initial symptoms and having a high level of suspicion in patients with a history of cholelithiasis is key. Beside the clinical symptoms of obstructive gastric ileus, the diagnosis nowadays is mainly made by endoscopy, abdominal ultrasound, and/or x-ray and/or CT-scan. While upper endoscopy has a very high success rate in diagnosing the mechanical obstruction, it fails to correctly identify an impacted gallstone as the cause in almost one-third of patients (as the stone can be deeply embedded within the mucosa and blood and clots may obstruct the view). A diagnostic aid is the presence of Riglers triad on plain abdominal x-ray films, consisting of a dilated stomach, pneumobilia (air in the biliary tree) and a radio-opaque shadow in the region of the duodenum representing the migrated gallstone. If further migration of the gallstone can be detected on follow up x-ray films, then this completes ...
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After a short review of the literature the authors present their own cases. They include patients with paroxysmal or continuous high blood pressure due to intracranial tumours, a patient with fits of hemihyperhydrosis and two patients in which brain surgery was followed in one by an ileus paralyticus and in the other by acute gastric erosions and perforations. Nach einer kurzen Besprechung der Literatur, bringen die Verfasser die Analyse des eigenen Krankengutes. Dieses umfaßt mehrere Kranke mit paroxysmaler und fortdauerneder Erhöhung des Blutdruckes als Folge intracranieller Tumoren, einen Fall mit hemihyperhydrosischen Anfällen und zwei Fälle, bei denen der chirurgische Eingriff am Gehirn bei einem von einem Ileus paralyticus und beim anderen von akuten Magen-Erosionen mit Perforation gefolgt war. Après une succincte présentation de la littérature les auteurs présentent leurs cas. La série comprend plusieurs malades avec hypertension artérielle consécutive dûe à des tumeurs
ileum definition: noun pl. il′ea the lowest part of the small intestine, opening into the large intestineOrigin of ileumModern Latin from L, flank, groin (var. of ilium, ile): form probably influenced, influence by ileus (see ileus) from ...
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INTRODUCTION: Symptoms of severe intestinal dysmotility decrease patients quality of life and may prevent them from sustaining adequate oral intake. Dronabinol is a synthetic cannabinoid that is labeled for use in AIDS-related anorexia and chemotherapy-associated nausea and vomiting that has additional efficacy in patients with other etiologies of nausea, vomiting, and anorexia. PRESENTATION OF CASE: We present a 58-year-old female with a history of nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and inability to maintain oral intake after multiple laparotomies for ectopic pregnancy, recurrent caecal volvulus, and cholecystitis ...
I have been having a battle this year. Increased time in my bed coupled with a strange kind of pelvic/hip/leg pain have meant my mobility is significantly reduced. Intestinal Dysmotility complicates things further. You can read about the battle here. Like most things, I have been tackling it at snails pace. Theres the problem of having a cast-iron appetite (seriously. I dont know why that is. I spend most of every day nauseated but my love for food even surpasses that!) And then there is the issue of dizzyness when I am upright. I spend my upright time on the essentials related to my kids and family. Its exhausting. Riding my bike, which was possible even last summer, is out of reach for me now.. I saw my local doctor last week. She was concerned about the way things are. More time in bed means less time weight bearing. That means lower bone density and muscle wastage, further reducing mobility. Less time moving means even my significantly reduced food intake, is still providing me with too ...
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Treatment depends on the location and severity of the obstruction. For partial obstructions or an ileus, it may be possible to treat by simply resting the bowels and giving intravenous (IV) fluids. Bowel rest means youll be given nothing to eat, or clear liquids only, during that time. Treating dehydration is important. IV fluids may be started to correct electrolyte imbalance. A catheter may be inserted into the bladder to remove fluid.. A tube may need to be passed through the nose and down into the throat, stomach, and intestines to relieve:. ...
Definition Any condition interferes with normal propulsion and passage of intestinal contents. Can involve the small bowel, colon or both small and colon as in generalized ileus.
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This cohort study compares the incidence of gastrointestinal complications (transaminitis, ileus, Ogilvie syndrome, mesenteric ischemia) among critically ill pa
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This Phase I trial determined the maximum tolerated dose of S-1 to be 50 mg/m2/day when administered to advanced cancer patients once daily for 21 days, followed by a 1-week break. DLTs included fatigue, nausea, vomiting, ileus, diarrhea, and hyperbilirubinemia. Myelosuppression was not a significant toxicity in our study, although it has been predominant in several previous studies (20 , 21) . Pharmacokinetic analysis revealed rapid oral absorption of S-1 components. The 5-FU AUC derived from S-1 observed at both dose levels (50 and 60 mg/m2 of tegafur) is ,10 times higher than we reported previously with administration of a single UFT dose of 100 mg/m2 (1225 and 1887 h·ng/ml versus 103 h·ng/ml; Ref. 25 ). Our 5-FU half-life of 2.6 h compares favorably with that of 5-FU bolus administration (8-14 min) and approximates that seen with UFT (7 , 26) .. Toxicity in our study did not differ significantly from that seen in two other Phase I studies that evaluated S-1 on a twice-daily schedule for 28 ...
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While post-operative ileus is typically self-limited, prolonged post-operative ileus occurs when patients develop nausea, ... Ileus, which refers to functional obstruction or aperistalsis of the intestine, is a physiologic response to abdominal surgery ... Various measures are taken in the immediate post-operative period to minimize prolonged post-operative ileus. A nasogastric ... Livingston, E. H.; Passaro, E. P. (January 1990). "Postoperative ileus". Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 35 (1): 121-132. doi: ...
Anticholinergic: Paralytic ileus; hyperpyrexia; urinary retention, delayed micturition, dilatation of the urinary tract; ...
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Gallstone ileus Duzgun, A. P.; Ozmen, M. M.; Ozer, M. V.; Coskun, F. (2007). "Internal biliary fistula due to cholelithiasis: a ...
Miyamoto T, Shibata T, Matsuura S, Kagesawa M, Ishizawa Y, Tamiya K (1996). "Eosinophilic gastroenteritis with ileus and ...
Karl Landsteiner first describes Meconium ileus. Sigmund Freud publishes Drei Abhandlungen zur Sexualtheorie (Three Essays on ...
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Wittmann DH, Eggert A. Pathogenesis of gallstone ileus. Chirurg 48:678-680, 1977. Wittmann DH, Eckardt K, Randel G. The risk of ... Diagnostic and therapeutic problems with gallstone ileus. Act Chir 11:247-602, 1976. Wittmann DH, Eggert A. A new method to ...
Flatulence Ileus Migrating motor complex Toothman, Jessika. "Causes of Stomach Growling". HowStuffWorks. Retrieved 7 February ... The lack of bowel sounds is indicative of ileus, intestinal obstruction, or some other serious pathology. The scientific name ...
Ileus is a blockage of the intestines. Coeliac disease is a common form of malabsorption, affecting up to 1% of people of ... Different types of surgery and treatment managing life-threatening complications such as ileus and volvulus, intestinal stasis ...
... is a combination of findings on an abdominal radiograph of people with gallstone ileus, a condition where a ... Most patients with gallstone ileus are asymptomatic. Due to the fistula formation between the small intestine and gallbladder, ...
"Albendazole for the Treatment of Anisakiasis Ileus". Clinical Infectious Diseases. 41 (12): 1825-26. doi:10.1086/498309. PMID ...
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Fitzgerald JE, Fitzgerald LA, Maxwell-Armstrong CA, Brooks AJ (2009). "Recurrent gallstone ileus: time to change our surgery ... gallstones may erode through the gallbladder into adherent bowel potentially causing an obstruction termed gallstone ileus. ...
Of these, bowel obstruction is most common, followed by ileus and perforation. Bowel obstruction and ileus typically occur when ... Chuang JH, Chan HM, Huang YS, Hsieh JS, Huang TJ (August 1993). "Enterolith ileus as a complication of duodenal diverticulosis ... Yang HK, Fondacaro PF (December 1992). "Enterolith ileus: a rare complication of duodenal diverticula". The American Journal of ... Steenvoorde P, Schaardenburgh P, Viersma JH (2003). "Enterolith ileus as a complication of jejunal diverticulosis: two case ...
Atresia Bowel obstruction Ileus Pediatric surgery Le, Tao (2013). First Aid for the USMLE STEP. New York: Mc Graw Hill. p. 308 ... Ileal atresia can also result as a complication of meconium ileus. Intestinal atresias are often discovered before birth: ...
The meconium sometimes becomes thickened and congested in the intestines, a condition known as meconium ileus. Meconium ileus ... of one series of cases of meconium ileus did not have cystic fibrosis. The presence of meconium ileus is not related to the ... Meconium ileus should be distinguished from meconium plug syndrome, in which a tenacious mass of mucus prevents the meconium ... Meconium ileus has a significant risk of intestinal perforation. In barium enema, meconium plug syndrome rather shows normal or ...
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A nasogastric tube may be inserted if an ileus is present. Antibiotics are sometimes given in moderate to severe cases; the ...
It is also a rare cause of ileus, pancreatitis, cholecystitis, and cholangitis. Taenia Genome database WormBase ParaSite The ...
It is also a rare cause of ileus, pancreatitis, cholecystitis, and cholangitis. Taenia asiatica is also usually asymptomatic. ...
It is used in paralytic ileus and as diagnostic aid in pancreatic malfunction. It is used to induce pancreatitis in ...
There have been rare reports of fatal paralytic ileus associated with abdominal distention. Most of these reports occurred in ... Johnson voluntarily withdrew it from the market in 1990 after 18 cases of paralytic ileus (resulting in 6 deaths) were ... paralytic ileus, angioedema, anaphylaxis/allergic reactions, toxic epidermal necrolysis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, erythema ...
... the use of opioid analgesics can result in secondary ileus and decreased motility. In addition to fluids given to achieve ...
"Management of Meconium Ileus: Resection, Roux-en-Y Anastomosis and Ileostomy Irrigation with Pancreatic Enzymes". Annals of ...
This eventually caused a retroperitoneal abscess and paralytic ileus from which he died following operation. Creutzfeldt-Jakob ...
1999). "Detection of a cystic fibrosis modifier locus for meconium ileus on human chromosome 19q13". Nature Genetics. 22 (2): ... conducted in a population of 197 sibpairs and their parents identified a single modifier gene responsible for meconium ileus, ...
Achalasia Ileus, failure of peristaltic muscle activity in the gut Intestinal neuronal dysplasia "Hirschsprung disease". ...
True ileus is a form of intestinal obstruction caused by non-mechanical obstructive factors such as peritoneal infection, ... Retrieved from "https://www.biology-online.org/dictionary/index.php?title=Ileus&oldid=98719" ...
Postoperative Ileus: Duration and Severity Assessment With the SmartPill® (PIDuSA). The safety and scientific validity of this ... Postoperative ileus (POI) is a frequent complication after abdominal surgery leading to nausea, vomiting and infectious ... Postoperative ileus (POI) is a frequent complication after abdominal surgery leading to nausea, vomiting and infectious ... The SmartPill® as an Objective Parameter to Evaluate Severity and Duration of Postoperative Ileus. ...
Postoperative ileus remains a significant medical problem after colorectal surgery that adversely influences patients recovery ... Incidence of prolonged ileus. Outcome Description:. Defined as the inability to tolerate fluid diet by 4 days after surgery, ... Can Electroacupuncture Prevent Prolonged Ileus After Laparoscopic Surgery for Mid and Low Rectal Cancer? A Prospective Study ... Can Electroacupuncture Prevent Prolonged Ileus After Laparoscopic Surgery for Mid and Low Rectal Cancer? A Prospective Study ...
Ileus (Paralytic Ileus; Adynamic Ileus; Paresis). By Parswa Ansari, MD, Program Director, Department of Surgery, Lenox Hill ... In postoperative ileus, however, gas may accumulate more in the colon than in the small bowel. Postoperative accumulation of ... Ileus is a temporary arrest of intestinal peristalsis. It occurs most commonly after abdominal surgery, particularly when the ... Treatment of ileus involves continuous nasogastric suction, npo status, IV fluids and electrolytes, a minimal amount of ...
Prolonged postoperative ileus contributes significantly to longer hospitalisation and increased healthcare costs. Treatment ... Ileus is a slowing of gastrointestinal (GI) motility accompanied by distention, in the absence of a mechanical intestinal ... Prolonged postoperative ileus contributes significantly to longer hospitalisation and increased healthcare costs. ...
... is the obstruction of the small intestine by a large gallstone lodged in the lumen.. Selected ... gallstone ileus links: © 1997-2006 Healthboard.com. Healthboard.com is a purely informational website, and should not be used ...
Ileus was confirmed by delayed small bowel transit. Dose-response curves were generated for phenylephrine (α-agonist; 10-8-3x10 ... activity in circular jejunal muscle in rat and to delineate changes in adrenergic neurotransmission during postoperative ileus. ...
Inhibition of macrophage function prevents intestinal inflammation and postoperative ileus in rodents ... Inhibition of macrophage function prevents intestinal inflammation and postoperative ileus in rodents ... leading to postoperative ileus. It was hypothesised that resident macrophages within the intestinal muscularis have an ... Resident intestinal muscularis macrophages are initially involved in inflammatory responses resulting in postoperative ileus. ...
Evaluation of the clinical efficacy of prokinetic drugs in the management of post-operative ileus: can retrospective data help ... Animals, Cisapride, Digestive System Surgical Procedures, Erythromycin, Gastrointestinal Agents, Horse Diseases, Horses, Ileus ... Evaluation of the clinical efficacy of prokinetic drugs in the management of post-operative ileus: can retrospective data help ... can be used to answer questions about the efficacy of prokinetic agents when used to treat horses with post-operative ileus ( ...
For those who had prior history of post op ileus, should have a cleansing enema before surgery. Early mobility is the key but ...
... This abdominal X-ray shows thickening of the bowel wall and swelling (distention) caused by ...
Ileus is a partial or complete non-mechanical blockage of the small and/or large intestine. It causes colic, vomiting, and ... gallstone ileus - obstruction of the large intestine by a gallstone that has blocked the intestinal opening. ...
Find out information about ileus paralyticus. Acute intestinal obstruction of neurogenic origin Explanation of ileus ... Related to ileus paralyticus: paralytic ileus ileus. [′il·ē·əs] (medicine) Acute intestinal obstruction of neurogenic origin. ... ileus. (redirected from ileus paralyticus). Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical. ... Ileus paralyticus , Article about ileus paralyticus by The Free Dictionary https://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/ileus+ ...
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... continuous peridural anesthesia in the prevention of postoperative ileus ... Effectiveness of (intermittent) continuous peridural anesthesia in the prevention of postoperative ileus. ... continuous peridural anesthesia in the prevention of postoperative ileus. Revista de Chirurgie, Oncologie, Radiologie, O.R.L., ...
... Am J Physiol Gastrointest ... 82 +/- 9% with saline). In comparison, the gastric ileus was not modified by high doses of motilin (77 +/- 7%) or erythromycin ... In rats in which postoperative gastrointestinal ileus had been experimentally induced, ghrelin/MTLRP (20 microg/kg iv) reversed ... small intestinal transit of a liquid meal and is a strong prokinetic agent capable of reversing the postoperative gastric ileus ...
Although certain older terms such as gallstone ileus and meconium ileus persist in usage, they are now misnomers The word ileus ... Paralytic ileus is a common side effect of some types of surgery, commonly called postsurgical ileus. It can also result from ... Ileus is a disruption of the normal propulsive ability of the gastrointestinal tract. Although ileus originally referred to any ... Intestinal obstruction Ileus at eMedicine Merck Manual Professional: Ileus. ...
Rarely, gallstone ileus may recur if the underlying fistula is not treated. The name "gallstone ileus" is a misnomer because an ... Since gallstone ileus constitutes a form of mechanical small bowel obstruction, it can be a surgical emergency and requires ... First described by Bartolin in 1654, gallstone ileus is a rare form of small bowel obstruction caused by an impaction of a ... "Gallstone Ileus". Radiopaedia. Retrieved 17 December 2013. Williams, N.; OConnell, P. R., eds. (2013). Bailey & Loves Short ...
Definition Ileus is a partial or complete non-mechanical blockage of the small and/or large intestine [1]. Description There ... Ileus Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 3rd ed. COPYRIGHT 2006 Thomson Gale. Ileus. Definition. Ileus is a partial or complete non ... The outcome of ileus varies depending on its cause.. Prevention. Most cases of ileus are not preventable. Surgery to remove a ... Ileus. Definition. Ileus is a partial or complete non-mechanical blockage of the small and/or large intestine. ...
Paralytic ileus. Paralytic ileus is a form of postoperative ileus that lasts longer than five days after surgery. It represents ... Other types of ileus also exist, for example meconium and gallstone ileus, however they are considered misnomers due to the ... Among them, hyponatremia could be a significant correlate for prolonged ileus.. A distinction between postoperative ileus and ... Ileus can be observed in all parts of the gastrointestinal tract - from stomach to the terminal colon. Principal mediators in ...
Ileus is a common complication of abdominal surgery. In this article we take a close look at ileus, including symptoms, causes ... We also cover treatment and recovery from ileus. ... Ileus is a temporary and often painful lack of movement in the ... Ileus versus intestinal obstruction. An ileus and an intestinal obstruction have similarities, but an ileus results from muscle ... Some people experiencing ileus may require treatment in the hospital.. Surgery-related ileus often heals within a few days of ...
Paralytic ileus; Intestinal volvulus; Bowel obstruction; Ileus; Pseudo-obstruction - intestinal; Colonic ileus; Small bowel ... Ileus, a condition in which the bowel does not work correctly, but there is no structural problem causing it ... Paralytic ileus, also called pseudo-obstruction, is one of the major causes of intestinal obstruction in infants and children. ... In a newborn, paralytic ileus that destroys the bowel wall (necrotizing enterocolitis) is a life-threatening condition. It may ...
Occlusive ileus definition at Dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation. Look it up ...
Untreated postoperative ileus can lead to life-threatening infections of the intestines or death of intestinal tissue, ... Ileus is full or partial blockage of the intestines due to a lack of peristalsis, the involuntary, wave-like muscle ... Untreated postoperative ileus can lead to life-threatening infections of the intestines or death of intestinal tissue, ... As of 2015, treatment options for ileus include physical movement, laxatives, suppositories and enemas, notes Healthline. Those ...
Although the exact pathogenesis of ileus remains multifactorial and complex, the clinical picture appears to be transiently ... Ileus occurs from hypomotility of the gastrointestinal tract in the absence of mechanical bowel obstruction. ... encoded search term (Postoperative Ileus) and Postoperative Ileus What to Read Next on Medscape. Related Conditions and ... A relapse of paralytic ileus is not uncommon in psychiatric patients with a history of ileus; risk factors include being older ...
So, I take it that your ileus is over? Good. Tons of output better than ileus. In time it will slow. Go easy on sugar. ... An ileus after abdominal surgery is very common. Sorry to hear of your set back but things will improve. Keep up on walking to ... my ileostomy surgery was July 8th and during the first 10 days i had 3 attacks of ileus/blockages. it was aweful. but im doing ...
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An ileus is a type of bowel obstruction in which intestinal peristalsis temporarily ceases. Peristalsis is the wavelike ... Paralytic ileus is one of the most common causes of intestinal blockage in infants and children. Left untreated, ileus can lead ... To confirm an ileus diagnosis, your physician may order an X-ray or CT scan. Imaging tests help your physician determine if you ... Since ileus is often caused by injury, surgery, or a medical condition, little can be done to prevent it, according to the ...
This abdominal X-ray shows a stomach filled with fluid and a swollen (distended) small bowel, caused by a blockage (pseudo-obstruction) in the intestines. A solution containing a dye (barium) that is visible
Ileus and bowel obstruction exist along a spectrum of gut motility disorders and present with nausea, abdominal distention, and ... Chapter 28: Ileus And Bowel Obstruction (continued). Lilah F. Morris, MD; O. Joe Hines, MD ... Ileus represents delayed motility and intestinal distention in the absence of mechanical obstruction, often occurring secondary ...
Rib Raising for Post-operative Ileus. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study ... In preliminary studies, Rib raising has been shown to reduce post-operative ileus and hospital length of stay by up to 50%. ... We are conducting a randomized controlled trial the use of rib raising for post-operative ileus. Rib raising is an osteopathic ... Postoperative adynamic ileus: its prevention and treatment by osteopathic manipulation. The DO. 1965;6(2):163-4. ...
... resulting in prolonged ileus [40]. Postoperative ileus was reduced in a small, randomized study (. ) in patients undergoing ... H. Kehlet and K. Holte, "Review of postoperative ileus," American Journal of Surgery, vol. 182, no. 5, pp. 3S-10S, 2001. View ... E. H. Livingston and E. P. Passaro, "Postoperative ileus," Digestive Diseases and Sciences, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 121-132, 1990. ... B. Person and S. D. Wexner, "The management of postoperative ileus," Current Problems in Surgery, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 12-65, ...
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"Postoperative Ileus." UpToDate. July 17, 2017. www.uptodate.com/contents/postoperative-ileus. ... Complicated Coding: Postoperative Ileus. By William C. Fiala, MA, CCS-P, CPC, RMA, and Kristine N. Kraft, DC, RMA ... "5 The physicians further defined postoperative ileus as "the uncomplicated ileus occurring following surgery, resolving ... In reviewing medical dictionaries, ileus is frequently defined as an obstruction of the bowel.3,4 Dr. Edward Livingston and Dr ...
Some mechanical obstructions are misnomers, such as gallstone ileus and meconium ileus, and are not true examples of ileus by ... Paralytic Ileus. Paralysis of the intestine. To be termed "paralytic ileus," the intestinal paralysis need not be complete, but ... Ileus or gastrointestinal atony[1] is a disruption of the normal propulsive gastrointestinal motor activity due to non- ... Intestinal Obstruction and Ileus. 8/e. Elsevier Saunders, 2006.. *^ Lundin C, Sullins KE, White NA and al. Induction of ...
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Prevention of Ileus After Gynecologic Surgery Using Chewing Gum. Official Title ICMJE Prevention of Post-Op Ileus After ... Incidence of ileus [ Time Frame: Until ileus formation or first flatus post-op ] ... Ileus. Intervention ICMJE *Other: chewing gum - Extra Winterfresh Patients are given standard post-op care with clear liquid ... Prevention of Ileus After Gynecologic Surgery Using Chewing Gum. This study has been completed. ...
Effects of Rocking on Postoperative Ileus Duration Study. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the ... Time to First Postoperative Flatus in Days Was the End of Postoperative Ileus (POI) Indicator. [ Time Frame: Daily from first ... 1. Compare the duration of postoperative ileus (POI) duration (time to first flatus), subjective reports of surgical and gas ... The Effects of Rocking Chair Motion on Postoperative Ileus Duration, Subjective Pain and Time to Discharge Following Abdominal ...
... ileus paralyticus explanation free. What is ileus paralyticus? Meaning of ileus paralyticus medical term. What does ileus ... Looking for online definition of ileus paralyticus in the Medical Dictionary? ... paralytic ileus , ileus paraly´ticus adynamic i.. spastic ileus mechanical ileus due to persistent contracture of a bowel ... dynamic ileus (hyperdynamic ileus) spastic ileus.. mechanical ileus that caused by a mechanical cause, such as hernia, ...
Colonic ileus is an unusual form of adynamic ileus that often mimics true intestinal obstruction and that, if not recognized ... The pathogenesis of the illness is unknown, but the most widely held view is that ileus results from increased sympathetic ...
Meckels enterolith ileus is very rare with only few cases described in the literature. To our knowledge, this is only the ... Large Enterolith Complicating a Meckel Diverticulum Causing Obstructive Ileus in an Adolescent Male Patient. Constantinos ... The patient presented at our emergency department, with symptoms of obstructive ileus and underwent exploratory laparotomy, ... second case of Meckels enterolith which had caused intermittent symptoms over a period of time, before resulting in ileus, and ...
  • He has published extensively in the clinical and scientific literature and his current research activities are focussed on equine grass sickness, post-operative ileus and innate immunity in the equine lung. (ed.ac.uk)
  • New research at KU Leuven (University of Leuven), Belgium, has now shown that this phenomenon -- known as post-operative ileus or bowel paralysis -- is not caused by the cells previously identified as the main players. (eurekalert.org)
  • After undergoing abdominal surgery, patients have to stay in hospital for several days because the procedure causes post-operative ileus or bowel paralysis. (eurekalert.org)
  • Adolor's opioid-induced and post-operative ileus treatment Entereg, partnered with GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) , has had a long and winding development history. (fool.com)
  • Despite the new safety issues from this long-term-use study, Adolor persisted in filing another Entereg marketing application for post-operative ileus (POI). (fool.com)
  • True ileus is a form of intestinal obstruction caused by non-mechanical obstructive factors such as peritoneal infection , metabolic disturbances, and blood supply disruption to the abdomen during surgeries. (biology-online.org)
  • Ileus is a slowing of gastrointestinal (GI) motility accompanied by distention, in the absence of a mechanical intestinal obstruction. (bmj.com)
  • Postoperative ileus (POI) is a frequent complication after abdominal surgery leading to nausea, vomiting and infectious complications. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In rats in which postoperative gastrointestinal ileus had been experimentally induced, ghrelin/MTLRP (20 microg/kg iv) reversed the delayed gastric evacuation (gastric residue after 15 min: 28 +/- 7% of the ingested meal vs. 82 +/- 9% with saline). (nih.gov)
  • Ghrelin/MTLRP, therefore, accelerates the gastric emptying and small intestinal transit of a liquid meal and is a strong prokinetic agent capable of reversing the postoperative gastric ileus in rat. (nih.gov)
  • For those who had prior history of post op ileus, should have a cleansing enema before surgery. (wordpress.com)
  • An update on equine postoperative ileus: Definitions, pathophysiology and management. (ed.ac.uk)
  • Rarely, gallstone ileus may recur if the underlying fistula is not treated. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnosis of gallstone ileus requires radiographic studies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recurrent gallstone ileus: time to change our surgery? (wikipedia.org)
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of the gallbladder (SCCG) is rarer than gallstone ileus and has a poorer prognosis than the more common adenocarcinoma of the gallbladder. (hcplive.com)
  • This paper describes the case of a 75-year-old woman who presented to the hospital with signs and symptoms of gallstone ileus and a liver mass. (hcplive.com)
  • Gallstone ileus reportedly accounts for 25% of nonstrangulated bowel obstructions in patients older than 65 years. (hcplive.com)
  • 1 It is atypical to find gallstone ileus in the setting of squamous cell carcinoma of the gallbladder (SCCG). (hcplive.com)
  • 2 We were able to diagnose our patient's gallstone ileus preoperatively, and a postoperative pathology examination identified the SCCG. (hcplive.com)
  • A large gallstone in the distal ileum was visualized, and a diagnosis of gallstone ileus was made. (hcplive.com)
  • The operative management of gallstone ileus. (radiopaedia.org)
  • Jejunal diverticulum, segmental intestinal pneumatosis, gallstone ileus and aortic occlusion saddle. (medigraphic.com)
  • yeyuneal diverticulum 45 cm Treitz angle, pneumatosis intestinal mucosal sub at 40 to 70 cm Treitz a gallstone ileus to 220 cm from the ileocecal valve with intestinal necrosis process. (medigraphic.com)
  • What Is Gallstone Ileus and What Are Its Implications? (springer.com)
  • Surgery for gallstone ileus. (springer.com)
  • Gallstone ileus, clinical presentation, diagnostic and treatment approach. (springer.com)
  • Ayantunde AA, Agrawal A. Gallstone ileus: diagnosis and management. (springer.com)
  • Sloane B., Wu A. (2019) What Is Gallstone Ileus and What Are Its Implications? (springer.com)
  • The preoperative diagnosis of gallstone ileus is challenging due to the variability of its presentation, often resulting in late diagnosis. (biomedcentral.com)
  • We present an unusual case of gallstone ileus and its conservative treatment. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Given the variability of the gallstone ileus presentation, surgery could not be the only treatment for our patient. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The traditional treatment of gallstone ileus is surgery [ 2 ], however the surgical mortality rate is high and a less invasive approach, such as endoscopic therapies, could be considered. (biomedcentral.com)
  • We describe a case of gallstone ileus and how a combination of endoscopic and extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ESWL) treatment can be an effective solution. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Gallstone ileus" by Amanda Collins, Dennis Coughlin et al. (umassmed.edu)
  • and Mullen, Marie T., "Gallstone ileus" (2013). (umassmed.edu)
  • The findings of gallstone ileus on computed tomography (CT) are pathognomonic. (jbsr.be)
  • Join WikiMD as an an editor and help improve the page Gallstone ileus or others. (wikimd.org)
  • Despite medical advances, gallstone ileus is still associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. (upjs.sk)
  • The clinical signs and symptoms of gallstone ileus are usually non-specific, contributing to a delay in diagnosis. (upjs.sk)
  • We present our case admitted to the hospital with gallstone ileus. (upjs.sk)
  • The pathogenesis of gallstone ileus involves adhesions forming between the inflamed gallbladder and an adjacent part of the gastrointestinal tract (stomach, duodenum). (upjs.sk)
  • Gallstone Ileus is a topic covered in the 5-Minute Emergency Consult . (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Emergency Central , emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/5-Minute_Emergency_Consult/307416/all/Gallstone_Ileus. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Short description: Cystic fibrosis w ileus. (icd9data.com)
  • ileus is the intestinal obstructive variant of cystic fibrosis or mucoviscidosis. (drugster.info)
  • ileus is the intestinal blockage which is due to cystic fibrosis. (drugster.info)
  • 1. Compare the duration of postoperative ileus (POI) duration (time to first flatus), subjective reports of surgical and gas pain, postoperative pain medication (total milligrams per 24 hours) and postoperative recovery time(length of stay) between two groups of abdominal surgery cancer patients receiving either standard postoperative care or standard care plus the rocking intervention. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • An abdominal X-ray may show some obstructions, but they do not always show up an ileus or other intestinal problem. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The aim of this study was to assess the safety and short-term outcomes of decompressive PEG for prolonged ileus and complicated non-malignant obstructions. (sages.org)
  • Ileus is a temporary and often painful lack of movement in the intestines. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • An ileus occurs when the intestines do not move food through in the normal way. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • This is a severe condition because, if left untreated, an ileus can cut off blood supply to the intestines and cause tissue death. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • These scans are more likely to highlight an ileus because they show the intestines from different angles. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Untreated postoperative ileus can lead to life-threatening infections of the intestines or death of intestinal tissue, according to Healthline. (reference.com)
  • Ileus is full or partial blockage of the intestines due to a lack of peristalsis, the involuntary, wave-like muscle contractions that move waste material through the intestinal tract. (reference.com)
  • Ileus prevents food from moving through your intestines. (livestrong.com)
  • Ileus results when there is failure of the peristalsis of the intestines. (laparoscopic.md)
  • Ileus is slowing down of the intestines. (healthtap.com)
  • The contrast will show up in your intestines on the CT scan or X-rays, and will give the doctors a more accurate picture of your digestive tract, to help determine what is causing the ileus. (sclhealth.org)
  • Another common cause of ileus is a disruption or reduction of the blood supply to the abdomen. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Postoperative ileus (POI) is a frequent complication after abdominal surgery leading to nausea, vomiting and infectious complications. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • I had thought about the possibility of biosponge (being large animal we have pounds of it), but of course I don't want any complications if she's still experiencing ileus. (guinealynx.info)
  • Pathogenesis and clinical and economic consequences of postoperative ileus. (medscape.com)
  • Postoperative ileus is a clinical impediment of bowel function after recent surgical intervention with many different causative factors. (springer.com)
  • Venara A, Slim K, Regimbeau J-M et al (2017) Proposal of a new classification of postoperative ileus based on its clinical impact-results of a global survey and preliminary evaluation in colorectal surgery. (springer.com)
  • Symptoms of ileus include crampy abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. (livestrong.com)
  • Sypmptoms of ileus can include abdominal pain, nausea,vomiting. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Part of the recovery process of a surgical ileus may include mild abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, inability to pass flatus and open bowels, nausea and vomiting. (laparoscopic.md)
  • The multifactorial etiology of postoperative ileus (POI). (hindawi.com)
  • Elyash I.G. (2019) Management of Postoperative Ileus. (springer.com)
  • Barbieux J, Hamy A, Talbot MF et al (2017) Does enhanced recovery reduce postoperative ileus after colorectal surgery? (springer.com)
  • Grass F, Slieker J, Jurt J, Kummer A et al (2017) Postoperative ileus in an enhanced recovery pathway-a retrospective cohort study. (springer.com)
  • Horses experiencing ileus are at risk for gastric rupture due to rapid reflux build-up, and require intense medical management with frequent nasogastric intubation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Delayed gastric emptying and postoperative ileus after nongastric abdominal surgery: part I. Am J Gastroenterol . (medscape.com)
  • Delayed gastric emptying and postoperative ileus after nongastric abdominal surgery: part II. (medscape.com)
  • Signs of Ileus in the ICU patient can include abdominal distention, intolerance to enteral feeds, increased gastric output, increase in abdominal pressure, decreased flatus, decreased bowel sounds and decreased stool output. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • The object of this study was to investigate the mechanisms of postoperative gastric ileus in an experimental model of abdominal surgery in anesthetized rats. (ovid.com)
  • Sensory neurons partly mediate postoperative gastric ileus. (ovid.com)
  • These data indicate that spinal sensory neurons and CGRP partly mediate postoperative gastric ileus. (ovid.com)
  • Following abdominal surgery, uncomplicated cases of ileus can be managed by minimizing the amount of food the patient consumes, ensuring adequate fluid intake, and correcting any electrolyte disturbances such as low potassium. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Perioperative electrolyte disturbances could also have a pivotal role in the etiology of an ileus. (news-medical.net)
  • Ileus can be caused by indolent factors such drugs or electrolyte abnormalities as well as abdominal catastrophes. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Surgical manipulation of the gut elicits an intestinal muscularis inflammatory response resulting in postsurgical ileus. (medscape.com)
  • Armed now with definitions of postoperative ileus and a surgical complication, how would a coding professional report the circumstance when the provider documents "postoperative ileus? (ahima.org)
  • Time from end of surgical procedure until passage of first postoperative flatus was used as an indicator for resolution of postoperatve ileus (POI). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Prolonged ileus requires a thorough diagnostic investigation and, very rarely, surgical intervention. (springer.com)
  • Surgical ileus slows the rate of recovery of the surgery performed. (laparoscopic.md)
  • Does Daikenchuto reduce postoperative ileus in persons undergoing elective abdominal surgery? (cochrane.org)
  • Nasogastric intubation had a tremendous impact… and became the standard after abdominal procedures where ileus is a problem. (ahima.org)
  • Treatment of ileus involves continuous nasogastric suction, npo status, IV fluids and electrolytes, a minimal amount of sedatives, and avoidance of opioids and anticholinergic drugs. (merckmanuals.com)
  • The primary endpoint was the incidence rate of postoperative ileus as defined by Vather et al. (springer.com)
  • Ileus can be confirmed by x rays of the abdomen, computed tomography scans (CT scans), or ultrasound. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Ileus is most often associated with an infection of the peritoneum (the membrane lining the abdomen). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Any illness, particularly in the abdomen, can cause an ileus. (healthtap.com)
  • The pathogenesis of the illness is unknown, but the most widely held view is that ileus results from increased sympathetic activity that inhibits the bowel. (ovid.com)
  • The outcome varies depending on the cause of ileus. (encyclopedia.com)
  • [ 22 ] Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis is a rare cause of ileus in patients during or following peritoneal dialysis or renal transplantation. (medscape.com)
  • A healthcare professional should be contacted if a child experiences persistent abdominal distention, is unable to have normal bowel movements, or exhibits other symptoms of ileus. (encyclopedia.com)
  • What are the most common symptoms of ileus? (healthtap.com)
  • To diagnose an ileus, a doctor will first ask about symptoms and take a full medical history. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Hoshino N, Takada T, Hida K, Hasegawa S, Furukawa TA, Sakai Y. Daikenchuto for reducing postoperative ileus in patients undergoing elective abdominal surgery. (cochrane.org)
  • The aim of this study was to obtain a snapshot of postoperative ileus in patients undergoing colorectal surgery within enhanced recovery programs and to identify factors associated with non-severe and severe postoperative ileus. (springer.com)
  • Postoperative ileus occurred in 15% of patients after colorectal surgery within enhanced recovery programs. (springer.com)
  • We made a diagnosis of strangulation ileus due to internal hernia caused by inversion of the bladder wall and carried out an emergency surgery. (springer.com)
  • The return of bowel sounds, ability to pass flatus and open bowels marks resolution of the ileus. (laparoscopic.md)
  • With a reasonable definition of postoperative ileus, it is easier to understand what constitutes a complication. (ahima.org)
  • What is the definition or description of: ileus? (healthtap.com)
  • This article will review one possible complication-postoperative ileus-and the circumstances of coding for it. (ahima.org)
  • It seems as though the default for a postoperative ileus was that the circumstance was a complication whether or not it lasted less than three days, was a "normal obligatory and physiologic response," did not require any change in the normal postoperative care or treatment plan, and was not specifically identified by the provider as having a causal relationship to the procedure. (ahima.org)
  • Ileus sometimes occurs as a complication of surgery on other parts of the body, including joint replacement or chest surgery. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Treatment options for an ileus include waiting for the ileus to resolve, making dietary changes, or adjusting medication use. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The ileus was improved by treatment with ivermectin and there has not been a recurrence of the symptoms within the last two years. (ajtmh.org)
  • If an ileus does occur, it's important to get treatment as quickly as possible. (hellodoktor.com)
  • Treatment depends on your symptoms and what's causing your ileus. (sclhealth.org)
  • If recent surgery caused your ileus, you might not need any other treatment. (sclhealth.org)
  • Ileus may increase adhesion formation, because intestinal segments have more prolonged contact, allowing fibrous adhesions to form, and intestinal distention causes serosal injury and ischemia. (thefullwiki.org)