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Intestinal obstruction repair - series

Incision

Incision

Overview

In most cases, surgery is necessary. While the patient is deep asleep and pain-free (general anesthesia), an incision is made in the midline of the abdomen. In the case of adhesions, the adhesion is removed, thus relieving the obstruction. In the case of a hernia, the hernia is repaired. If colon cancer is present, cancerous areas are removed, which also relieves the obstruction. .

Update Date 4/9/2014

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