Ogilvie's syndrome

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My mother is 88 yrs old and is suffering with Ogilvie's syndrome. She has had 2 treatments with Neostigimide, erythromicyn, decopresseion...

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Pain due to abdominal distension is a visceral pain which is difficult to be relieved by medicines.At this age...

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Dear Sir , my mother, 68, had sever intestinal distension due to constipation. She has piles, but is not diabetic.
She had a laparotomy to remove...

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A laparotomy for colonic pseudo obstruction (Ogilvie's syndrome) is indicated in a very low percentage of cases. It...

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