Large-bowel Sentence Examples
Not all large bowel blockages are due to cancers originating in the bowel.
Progress A diagnosis of partial large bowel obstruction was made and the patient treated with stimulant laxatives and phosphate enemas.
For someone who has had a large bowel resection a return to their previous dietary pattern should be possible.
For surgery on the large bowel a high enema or rectal washout will be required.
Exstrophy can involve the rectum and large bowel and coexist with hernias.Advertisement
Volvulus is the twisting of the small or large bowel around itself (malrotation).
Volvulus of the large bowel is rare in infants and children; when it does occur it is usually in the sigmoid (sigmoid volvulus) in the lower colon.
The most frequent causes of large-bowel obstruction are tumors, volvulus, or small pouches that form on the intestinal wall (diverticula) that can fill with waste and expand to block the intestines.