About Bioline  All Journals  Testimonials  Membership  News  Donations

Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
ISSN: 0972-2068
Vol. 68, No. 6, 2006, pp. 322-324
Bioline Code: is06094
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 68, No. 6, 2006, pp. 322-324

 en Case Report-Colonic intussusception in adults: Three cases and review of the literature
Garner JeffreyP, Haldipur Nandan, Ravi Krish, Amarnath TakalokoppaS, Gupta Robin


Adult intussusception is a different disease from that encountered in children with a higher rate of pathological lead points, the majority of which in the colon are malignant. This has supported a practice of mandatory laparotomy and en bloc resection without reduction for colonic adult intussusception. We report three cases of adult colonic intussusception, which demonstrate a variety of presenting features and discuss the investigation and treatment of this uncommon condition.

Adult, colonic, intussusception, obstruction

© Copyright 2006 Indian Journal of Surgery.

Home Faq Resources Email Bioline
© Bioline International, 1989 - 2019, Site last up-dated on 30-Oct-2019.
Site created and maintained by the Reference Center on Environmental Information, CRIA, Brazil
System hosted by the Internet Data Center of Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa, RNP, Brazil