ileus

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ileus

[′il·ē·əs]
(medicine)
Acute intestinal obstruction of neurogenic origin.
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Systematic review and meta-analysis of chewing-gum therapy in the reduction of postoperative paralytic ileus following gastrointestinal surgery.
Taking into consideration the history, the examination and the investigation results (especially the abdominal radiograph), a diagnosis of paralytic ileus was made and we decided to continue supportive care after excluding all the causes that might lead to the development of ileus.
of cases Bronchopneumonia 8 Wound infection 6 Fever 5 Paralytic ileus 1 Intraperitoneal infection (pelvic abscess) 0 Reexploration 0 Death 2
The patient had a colostomy for 3 months, then developed paralytic ileus, small bowel obstruction, and incisional hernias.
Dr Subhash Kala, who was attending on her, said Gayatri Devi was suffering from paralytic ileus.
Furthermore, nearly all patients with SCI are plagued with gastroparesis, paralytic ileus, constipation, and colitis that can mimic the signs and symptoms of acute abdomen (Steins, Fajardo, & Korsten, 2003).
Additional labeling changes address safety issues related to paralytic ileus, hypercholesterolemia, and pharmacokinetic interaction with citalopram (Celexa).
GI stimulants: Dexpanthenol (Ilopan) is given by intramuscular injection to prevent paralytic ileus after abdominal surgery.
Whereas this patient had acute renal failure and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, our patient suffered from multiorgan failure with respiratory, circulatory, and renal insufficiency, paralytic ileus, disseminated intravascular coagulation, and acute disseminated encephalo-myelitis.