Cecal volvulus occurring after laparoscopic appendectomy.

S. A. McIntosh*, D. Ravichandran, A. B. Wilmink, A. Baker, A. D. Purushotham

*Corresponding author for this work

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Less than 2% of cases of intestinal obstruction in adults is caused by cecal volvulus. Although recent abdominal surgery has been implicated, no previous case of cecal volvulus has been reported after laparoscopic appendectomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)317-318
Number of pages2
JournalJSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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