Adult intussusception: case reports and review of literature

Postgraduate Medical Journal
S Yalamarthi, R C Smith

Abstract

Adult intussusception occurs infrequently and differs from childhood intussusception in its presentation, aetiology, and treatment. Diagnosis can be delayed because of its longstanding, intermittent, and non-specific symptoms and most cases are diagnosed at emergency laparotomy. With more frequent use of computed tomography in the evaluation of patients with abdominal pain, the condition can be diagnosed more reliably. Treatment entails simple bowel resection in most cases. Reduction of the intussusception before resection is controversial, but there is a shift against this, especially in colonic cases. Surgical treatment can be difficult in gastroduodenal and coloanal intussusceptions, sometimes requiring innovative techniques. This paper presents the diagnosis and management of four cases of adult intussusception, followed by review of the literature.

References

Jun 1, 1976·American Journal of Surgery·E L FelixJ H Schwartz
Jan 1, 1991·Gastrointestinal Radiology·J Bar-Ziv, A Solomon
Sep 1, 1991·The Journal of Emergency Medicine·R S GordonL B Becker
Sep 1, 1990·Gastrointestinal Endoscopy·K KitamuraY Haraguchi
Jul 1, 1989·American Journal of Surgery·H A ReijnenH H de Boer
Jul 1, 1989·The British Journal of Surgery·C R Carter, A L Morton
Mar 1, 1986·AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology·F P Agha
Aug 1, 1970·Annals of Surgery·W T Stubenbord, B Thorbjarnarson
Nov 1, 1970·Radiology·J F Wiot, H B Spitz
May 1, 1971·American Journal of Surgery·D WeilbaecherW Ogden
Feb 1, 1981·Annals of Surgery·D M NagorneyD C McIlrath
Nov 1, 1994·AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology·J H LimJ W Lim
Feb 1, 1997·American Journal of Surgery·D G BegosI M Modlin
Aug 1, 1997·Annals of Surgery·T Azar, D L Berger
Feb 17, 1998·Clinical Radiology·G GayerM Hertz
Jul 27, 1999·The Journal of Trauma·A BrooksG J Oettle
Apr 20, 2001·AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology·T FujimotoK Hayashi
Mar 15, 2002·The British Journal of Radiology·G GayerM Hertz
Dec 19, 2002·Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology·Kunio TakeuchiHiroyuki Kuwano
Jul 1, 1954·American Journal of Surgery·D BRAYTON, W J NORRIS
May 1, 1950·American Journal of Surgery·J L DONHAUSER, E C KELLY

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Citations

Sep 29, 2009·Surgery Today·Arda DemirkanHüseyin Dindar
Aug 21, 2007·Emergency Radiology·B GürsesI Kovanlikaya
Sep 23, 2006·Diseases of the Colon and Rectum·Ahmad ZubaidiRichard Silverman
Jun 23, 2009·Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques·Christina Tin Yan ChanMichael Ka Wah Li
Dec 15, 2010·Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques·Eiji AkoNaoyuki Taenaka
Oct 19, 2007·Southern Medical Journal·Mankanwal S Sachdev, Joel I Bessoff
Jun 22, 2011·Colorectal Disease : the Official Journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland·J RoyR P Baker
Jun 30, 2011·Case Reports in Gastroenterology·Tomoaki ItoRyo Wada
Sep 14, 2011·Journal of Medical Case Reports·Avdyl S KrasniqiLumturije H Gashi-Luci
Apr 7, 2011·International Journal of Emergency Medicine·Sanooj SoniThiagarajan Jaiganesh
Apr 29, 2009·World Journal of Gastroenterology : WJG·Savas YakanMustafa-Ali Korkut
Jun 10, 2010·JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons·C Travis GreenleyZiad T Awad
Nov 16, 2013·International Surgery·Francesc FeliuVicente Vicente
Jun 15, 2006·World Journal of Surgery·Brian K P GohWai-Keong Wong
Feb 1, 2012·Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology·Ayako SekineTatsuo Ishizuka
Feb 10, 2016·International Journal of Surgery Case Reports·Nail AydinSubhasis Misra
Aug 30, 2006·Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases·Kelvin K W ToKwok-Yung Yuen
Feb 16, 2016·Revista Española De Enfermedades Digestivas : Organo Oficial De La Sociedad Española De Patología Digestiva·Marcelo CortiMarina Narbaitz
Feb 18, 2016·Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics·Dinesh PradhanBirinder Nagi
Feb 3, 2016·Gastroenterología y hepatología·Carlos Alventosa MateuMarisol Siles Moreno
Sep 29, 2011·American Journal of Surgery·Richard AlexanderTerrence M Fullum
Jan 26, 2011·The Journal of Emergency Medicine·Jennifer M DanEric J Mahoney
Dec 22, 2015·International Journal of Surgery Case Reports·Anthony FeghaliMeno Lueders
Oct 28, 2009·Pediatrics and Neonatology·Li-Chun WangChuen-Bin Jiang
Mar 25, 2008·The American Journal of Emergency Medicine·Oğuzhan KaratepeYeşim Erbil
Jan 28, 2006·Journal of Emergency Nursing : JEN : Official Publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association·Anne Marie Lewis
Nov 28, 2012·Revista de gastroenterología de México·D Soria-CéspedesJ Mora-Constantino
May 20, 2015·International Journal of Surgery Case Reports·Amr El-SerganyAhmed Mahmoud
Apr 4, 2015·International Journal of Surgery Case Reports·Mohamed MohamedMichael McCann
Jan 26, 2011·International Journal of Surgery·Vikas GuptaJai Dev Wig
Jun 24, 2010·The Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe chi·Yoon-Ho JungJoon Seong Lee
May 4, 2016·Mayo Clinic Proceedings·Ali A AlsaadMichael J Maniaci
Jul 1, 2008·Medical Journal, Armed Forces India·J K BhatiaB K Sharma
Sep 16, 2016·Nigerian Medical Journal : Journal of the Nigeria Medical Association·Isaac Assam UdoFelix Uduma
Aug 16, 2016·Case Reports in Surgery·Marina MoraisJ Costa Maia
Oct 4, 2016·International Journal of Surgery Case Reports·Luiza Ohasi de FigueiredoM R L G Costa
Oct 9, 2016·Revista de gastroenterología de México·C F Forasté-EnríquezP Grube-Pagola
Nov 24, 2011·Case Reports in Gastroenterology·Makoto TakedaHirotoshi Maruo
May 2, 2006·Journal of the American College of Surgeons·Oluseun A Sowemimo
Mar 14, 2007·AORN Journal·Janice A Neil
Apr 4, 2013·Prague Medical Report·O YenerR Yigitbaşı
Apr 19, 2018·BMJ Case Reports·Saad IkramMakani Hemadri
Nov 2, 2013·The Journal of Oral Implantology·Ali Borzabadi-Farahani, Homayoun H Zadeh
Jun 9, 2017·Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England·R SimsonRoderick Alexander
Jan 15, 2014·Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England·J PottsA El-Hakeem

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Related Concepts

Trending Feeds

COVID-19

Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

Blastomycosis

Blastomycosis fungal infections spread through inhaling Blastomyces dermatitidis spores. Discover the latest research on blastomycosis fungal infections here.

Nuclear Pore Complex in ALS/FTD

Alterations in nucleocytoplasmic transport, controlled by the nuclear pore complex, may be involved in the pathomechanism underlying multiple neurodegenerative diseases including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Dementia. Here is the latest research on the nuclear pore complex in ALS and FTD.

Applications of Molecular Barcoding

The concept of molecular barcoding is that each original DNA or RNA molecule is attached to a unique sequence barcode. Sequence reads having different barcodes represent different original molecules, while sequence reads having the same barcode are results of PCR duplication from one original molecule. Discover the latest research on molecular barcoding here.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Evolution of Pluripotency

Pluripotency refers to the ability of a cell to develop into three primary germ cell layers of the embryo. This feed focuses on the mechanisms that underlie the evolution of pluripotency. Here is the latest research.

Position Effect Variegation

Position Effect Variagation occurs when a gene is inactivated due to its positioning near heterochromatic regions within a chromosome. Discover the latest research on Position Effect Variagation here.

STING Receptor Agonists

Stimulator of IFN genes (STING) are a group of transmembrane proteins that are involved in the induction of type I interferon that is important in the innate immune response. The stimulation of STING has been an active area of research in the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Here is the latest research on STING receptor agonists.

Microbicide

Microbicides are products that can be applied to vaginal or rectal mucosal surfaces with the goal of preventing, or at least significantly reducing, the transmission of sexually transmitted infections. Here is the latest research on microbicides.

Related Papers

Journal of the American College of Surgeons
L K EisenA H Aufses
Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
Ahmad ZubaidiRichard Silverman
International Journal of Colorectal Disease
Nazif ErkanAlper Firat Polat
© 2022 Meta ULC. All rights reserved