small bowel


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small bow·el

proximal portion of the intestine distal to the stomach, comprising the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum.

small bowel

small bowel

See SMALL INTESTINE.
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CT enteroclysis is a reliable diagnostic tool for diagnosing small bowel intussusception (16) but has not been documented as a reliable tool to reduce intussusception, with recurrence of the intussusception described (17).
Dorsal mesenteric agenesis without small bowel atresia: A rare cause of midgut volvulus in children.
Malignant Melanoma: Patterns of Metastasis to the Small Bowel, Reliability of Imaging Studies, and Clinical Relevance.
The hospital, he said, has already treated many patients with ailments in the small bowel with balloon enteroscopy.
It may be the best test for suspected small bowel Crohn's disease, whereas in established Crohn's disease there is a significant risk of retention to be considered, although prior testing with patency capsules appears to reduce this risk significantly.
A donor can donate a heart, lungs, two kidneys, pancreas, liver, small bowel, corneas, bone, heart valves, tendons and even skin grafts, which help burn victims.
5)) insertion can be combined and allows for visualisation of the entire small bowel.
Pillcam SB was invented to address a need for a better diagnostic tool for small bowel pathologies.
A man who was unable to stop himself from swallowing inanimate objects died just days after an operation on his small bowel an inquest heard.
Newcastle club doctor Roddy McDonald said: "In the dressing room after the game, Shay developed acute abdominal pain and following investigation in hospital was found to have a small perforation of his small bowel.
Univariate analysis showed that all four of the variables described above were able to differentiate between gastric and small bowel tube sites.