Ileosigmoid knotting: One of the largest single-center series | Atamanalp | Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences
مبل راحتی صندلی مدیریتی صندلی اداری میز اداری وبلاگدهی گن لاغری بازی اندروید تبلیغات کلیکی آموزش زبان انگلیسی پاراگلایدر مارکت اندروید تور آهنگ محسن چاوشی مسیح و آرش پروتز سینه پروتز باسن پروتز لب میز تلویزیون

Ileosigmoid knotting: One of the largest single-center series

Sabri Selcuk Atamanalp


Ileosigmoid knotting (ISK) is the wrapping of the ileum or sigmoid colon around the base of the other structure, causing a double-loop intestinal obstruction. The disease generally presents as an intestinal obstruction with volvulus triad, including abdominal pain/tenderness, distention, and obstipation. Abdominal X-ray findings are not pathognomonic, and computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are more useful in the diagnosis. A patient with ISK generally requires an emergency laparotomy following resuscitation. Based on the viability of the ileum and sigmoid colon, different resectional or non-resectional surgical techniques may be used. In this report, one of the largest single-center ISK series in the world, an eighty-case series, is concisely presented.


How to cite this:Atamanalp SS. Ileosigmoid knotting: One of the largest single-center series . Pak J Med Sci. 2018;34(3):761-763.   doi: https://doi.org10.12669/pjms.343.14893

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