8) Rarely, the condition may require surgical interventions like colectomy, hepatopexy, or laparoscopic colopexy if the patient develops complications like refractory ileus, colonic volvulus
, or bowel ischemia.
associated with Chilaiditi's syndrome: report of a case.
2] Sigmoid volvulus contributes around two-thirds of all cases of colonic volvulus
Endoscopic misdiagnosis included colonic invagination in one patient and partial colonic volvulus
in another; notably, there were colonic malignancies in both patients.
Caecal volvulus is the commonest colonic volvulus
Sigmoid volvulus is the most common large bowel volvulus in adults; in children, however, colonic volvulus
1] Colonic volvulus
commonly affects the sigmoid, cecum, and transverse colon in the decreasing order of frequency with cecal volvulus accounting for 1% of causes of large bowel obstruction and 10%-40% cases of colonic volvulus
Colorectal cancer is the single most common cause of large intestinal obstruction in the United States, whereas colonic volvulus
is the more common cause in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Africa.
Acute colonic volvulus
accounts for 10%-30% of all large bowel obstructions, and sigmoid volvulus is the most common colonic volvulus
in children: value of barium enema for diagnosis and treatment in 14 children.
It is an uncommon variety of colonic volvulus
with sigmoid volvulus beingmore common.