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ileus

[′il·ē·əs]
(medicine)
Acute intestinal obstruction of neurogenic origin.
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Thus, there was no risk of adhesion between the intestine and the pelvic tissue, which reduced the probability of an adhesive ileus after surgery.
Any changes to or denials of budget requests go back to the budget officer, so that he or she remains involved in the process at each approval stage," says Ileus.
We also tried to establish a definitive role of the ERAS protocol in decreasing the length of stay and early resolution of ileus in patients undergoing stoma reversal so that the better of the two protocols would be used in future.
Postoperative ileus is just one of the many things that people don't tell you about giving birth.
An important weakness of this study is that although the authors defined the severity of ileus by time to resolution, they did not define what constituted a diagnosis of ileus in the first place.
It will result in accumulation of gasses and secretion, resulting in nausea, vomiting, aggravation of ileus, with consequent complications related to lung, wound, anastomotic site and sepsis.
Seroma, wound infection including trocar site infection, ileus, haematoma and pain are common postoperative complications of laparoscopic repair.
DISCUSSION: Postoperative ileus is defined as decreased bowel sounds, abdominal distension and delay in passage of stool and flatus.
The differential diagnosis for gallstone ileus includes other causes of right upper quadrant pain.
Paralytic ileus is defined as absence of physiologic motility of the intestine.
Patients in the C group were prohibited from being administered other bowel movement-stimulating medicines including enema, except for patients with symptoms of postoperative ileus.
Part one includes definitions, general principles of prevention, hemostasis and bleeding, postop infections, the wound, leaking GI anastomoses, abdominal wall dehiscence, ileus, minimal access, dealing with patients, families, lawyers, and yourself, and the Third World, and rural settings.