• condition
  • Furthermore, prevention of colonic distention through more aggressive use of bowel regimens for the prevention of obstipation is critically important in hospitalized patients, who are particularly susceptible to this clinical condition. (medscape.com)
  • short
  • A poor outcome (death (14) or TPN dependence (10)) was seen with malrotation (13 of 16), short small bowel (eight of nine), urinary tract involvement (12 of 16), and myopathic histology (15 of 22). (bmj.com)
  • patients
  • Full thickness intestinal biopsies were available from 44 patients, but for two patients the material was obtained postmortem. (bmj.com)