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2012-01-06 13:00:00

Activist Karen Steward today joined the authors of a review published in the January 2012 issue of "The American Journal of Surgery" in calling for improvements in the surgical consent process. Steward proposed five ways that surgeons can improve informed consent by making patients aware of the potential complications of internal scar tissue (adhesions) before surgery. (PRWEB) January 06, 2012 Author and patient advocate Karen Steward today shared concerns expressed by the authors of recent...

2011-12-29 08:00:00

Author and activist Karen Steward cautioned today that as the number of opioid pain medication prescriptions for chronic abdominal pain rises, doctors may overlook the signs of intestinal adhesions, a potentially life-threatening condition. (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 Adhesion Related Disorder activist, Karen Steward, today shared concerns voiced by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) about a new study that reveals an increase in opioid pain medication prescriptions for...

2011-12-19 09:00:00

A natural âœhands-onâ treatment to treat infertility, pain and recurring bowel obstruction is now available in Indianapolis, Indiana. Clear Passage Physical Therapy introduced their newest physical therapist-director Amy Robinson, as a certified practitioner in November, 2011. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 Clear Passage Physical Therapy, which provides a unique hands-on treatment to patients from around the world, opened a new clinic in...

2011-11-16 10:00:00

Developers of the Wurn Technique® (patent pending) report new findings on their manual physical therapy protocol Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) November 16, 2011 Developers of the Wurn Technique® (patent pending) report new findings on their manual physical therapy protocol. The therapy is now being used to replace surgery for some patients with small bowel obstruction, a common life-threatening condition. The Wurns began testing their therapy as a treatment for small bowel obstruction...

2011-10-27 14:00:00

Karen Steward, whose own daughter suffered fourteen years from adhesions, understands the overwhelming dilemma ARD sufferers face: a public who is largely unaware of the condition, little to no medical help for the disorder in the USA, and insurance companies who refuse to pay for treatment that is available out-of-country. (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 Thanksgiving this year will bring a chance for improved life and health for Angela Patterson of Hillsborough, New Jersey. Angela, who suffers...

Latest Bowel obstruction Reference Libraries

Duodenal Atresia
2013-07-19 15:38:56

Duodenal atresia is a congenital closure of the lumen of the duodenum, which is the first portion of the small intestine and is separated from the stomach by the pyloric sphincter. During fetal development, the duodenum develops from the posterior portion of the foregut and the anterior portion of the midgut. The liver and pancreas originate from the diverticulum arising from the ventral part of the duodenum, and the bile duct runs along the ventral free side of the duodenum. Rotation and...

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