EXTERIORIZATION OF BOWEL PROCEDURE IN CRITICALLY SICK PATIENTS

DB.R. Paudel

Abstract


Exteriorization of bowel proceedure in critically sick patients who received intensive care postoperatively were examined in 13 patients to identify the survival in our set up. Patients who do not require ventilatory support were excluded. Mechanical, trauma and primary vascular occlusion were identified as underlying cause. Multidisciplinary approach and post operative service in intensive care unit has helped to achieve eleven patients (84.6%) survival. Massive intestinal infarction in one and multiple trauma in another patient reminded us the limitation of surgery as has been the experience of other

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