• distal
  • In cases of meconium ileus or ileal atresia, the colon distal to the obstruction is hypoplastic, usually less than 1 cm in caliber, as development of normal colonic caliber in utero is due to the passage of meconium, which does not occur in either of these conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • duodenum
  • The acute form of SMA syndrome develops rapidly after traumatic incidents that forcibly hyper-extend the SMA across the duodenum, inducing the obstruction, or sudden weight loss for any reason. (wikipedia.org)
  • intestines
  • An infarcted or dead intestinal segment is a serious medical problem because of the fact that intestines contain non-sterile contents within the lumen. (wikipedia.org)
  • incidence
  • The aims of papers I and II were to investigate the incidence, histopathological characteristics, stage atdiagnosis, symptomatology, surgical treatment, prognostic factors and survival of small bowel carcinoid.All patients resident in Jönköping County when diagnosed with small bowel carcinoid between 1960 and2005 were eligible for inclusion. (diva-portal.org)
  • small
  • 4 Mar 2014 A small-bowel obstruction (SBO) is caused by a variety of pathologic processes. (herbalyzer.com)
  • Small bowel obstruction was more prevalent than large bowel obstruction. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency Bile acid diarrhea Urinary urgency Sexual dysfunction Prevention of radiation injury to the small bowel is a key aim of techniques such as brachytherapy, field size, multiple field arrangements, conformal radiotherapy techniques and intensity-modulated radiotherapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nutritional therapies include treatments directed at specific malabsorptive disorders such as low fat diets and vitamin B12 or vitamin D supplements, together with bile acid sequestrants for bile acid diarrhea and possibly antibiotics for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. (wikipedia.org)
  • It often results in a small bowel obstruction. (wikipedia.org)
  • In small bowel obstruction, the pain tends to be colicky (cramping and intermittent) in nature, with spasms lasting a few minutes. (wikipedia.org)