postoperative ileus


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postoperative ileus

Ileus resulting from handling the bowel during surgery, anesthesia, electrolyte imbalance, or intraperitoneal infection.
See also: ileus
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Review of postoperative ileus. The American Journal of Surgery, 182, 3S-10S.
Hill, "Chewing gum and postoperative ileus in adults: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis," International Journal of Surgery, vol.
Postoperative ileus is defined as a temporary impairment of the motility of the intestines that occurs following surgery; it has been viewed historically as a normal, non-preventable occurrence following abdominal surgery (Person & Wexner, 2006).
Mechanisms and treatment of postoperative ileus. Archives of Surgery 138(2), 206-214.
Gum chewing slightly enhances early recovery from postoperative ileus after cesarean section: results of a prospective randomized controlled trial.
Senagore, "Postoperative ileus: it costs more than you expect," Journal of the American College of Surgeons, vol.
Fu et al., "Procalcitonin in abdominal exudate to predict prolonged postoperative ileus following colorectal carcinoma surgery," The International Journal of Biological Markers, vol.
Short-term postoperative outcomes including verbal rating pain scores at 4, 8, 12, 24, and 48 hours after PACU discharge, postoperative opiate consumption (in oral morphine equivalents (OME)), postoperative ileus (defined as requirement of NGT postoperatively, inability to tolerate general diet by postoperative day 5, or clinician's documentation of ileus in postoperative course), and length of stay (LOS; prolonged length of stay was defined as >3 days) were collected from the colorectal surgical database.
Postoperative ileus is just one of the many things that people don't tell you about giving birth.
Recovery of postoperative ileus occurred sooner (p<0.001) and resumption of dietary intake was achieved earlier (p<0.001) in TEA group.
Following colorectal surgery, patients often experience gastrointestinal hypomotility that can lead to postoperative ileus (Short et al., 2015; Su'a & Hill, 2015; van den Heijkant et al., 2014).
Postoperative ileus is a common complication following abdominal surgery, particularly for patients undergoing laparotomy.

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