Management of Colonic Volvulus and Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction

Publication Date: September 1, 2021
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

Initial evaluation should include a focused history, physical examination, and basic laboratory assessment.

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In hemodynamically stable patients, colonic volvulus is often initially evaluated with plain abdominal radiographs, whereas CT imaging may be used to confirm the diagnosis.

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Management of Colonic Volvulus and Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction

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