Volvulus of the large bowel may be treated by passing a tube into the rectum. The contents of the intestine cannot pass through it.Abdominal swelling (distention), Abdominal fullness, gas, Abdominal pain and cramping, Breath odor, Constipation, Diarrhea, Inability to pass gas, Vomiting Treatment involves placing a tube through the nose into the stomach or intestine. This is to help relieve abdominal swelling (distention) and vomiting.
Surgery may be needed to relieve the obstruction if the tube does not relieve the symptoms. It may also be needed if there are signs of tissue death.Most patients with SBO are treated successfully with nasogastric tube decompression. However, the mortality of SBO ranges from 2% to 8% and may increase to as high as 25% if bowel ischemia is present and there is a delay in surgical management
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