large bowel


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large bow·el

the colon.
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large bowel

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large bowel are the reason why some people get "gassy" after eating beans.
Elaborating on the case, Dr Anoop Panigraphi, specialist surgeon and head of the department for minimal-access surgery at the hospital said: "The condition of the patient was critical because a hole or tear in the large bowel means intestinal contents such as bacteria, partially-digested food and stool can spill inside the abdomen and cause serious infection.
(1) Resistant starch is, according to Asp et al, "any starch or starch digestion products that are not digested and absorbed in the upper digestive tract and, so, pass to the large bowel." (2,3) There are four types of resistant starch: RS1, RS2, RS3, and RS4.
A planned second look laparotomy in babies with volvulus and doubtful gut viability can be helpful in saving large bowel segment.
Standard prophylaxis for hysterectomy (such as a first-generation cephalosporin like cefazolin) is not adequate for large bowel surgery, and either metronidazole should be added or a second-generation cephalosporin such as cefoxitin should be given.
Paradoxically, pumpkin can also help with diarrhea, especially large bowel diarrhea.
The triad concluded that the test prevented two thirds of deaths and over half of bowel cancers from developing in the lower part of the large bowel.
Caecal perforation is a life-threatening complication of large bowel obstruction with a competent ileocaecal valve.
Differentiation of the lead mass from bowel wall edema on CT is generally easier with large bowel intussusceptions than with small bowel intussusceptions due to the greater caliber of the colon.
The aim of our study was to compare patients with IBS and healthy controls regarding the mRNA and protein expression of TLR2, TLR4, TLR5, and TLR9, which are the primary mucosal sensors of bacterial patterns, in small and large bowel mucosa.
We report a first ever successful surgical repair of a ruptured AAA with a confounding clinical presentation of large bowel obstruction in Pakistan.