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158 Possible Causes for Sigmoid Volvulus

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    Of these, 32 had simple sigmoid volvulus and were offered sigmoid colectomy and primary colorectal anastomosis, while 3 further patients with compound sigmoid volvulus had[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Common causes are caecal and sigmoid volvulus and less common pseudo-obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sigmoid volvulus In the first instance after diagnosis of the sigmoid volvulus endoscopic decompression should be attempted.[surgwiki.com]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Intussusceptions and sigmoid volvulus were the leading causes of small and large bowel obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] reduce a sigmoid volvulus.[merckmanuals.com] The dense white line between the limbs (arrow) points to the origin of the volvulus. 12 Sigmoid Volvulus Image 12 (Computed Tomography): Sigmoid volvulus with the classical[imagingpathways.health.wa.gov.au]

  • Recurrent Small Bowel Obstruction

    […] reduce a sigmoid volvulus.[msdmanuals.com] Two classic findings are useful for distinguishing sigmoid versus cecal volvulus.[emdocs.net] Causes of Intestinal Obstruction Location Cause Colon Tumors (usually in left colon), diverticulitis (usually in sigmoid), volvulus of sigmoid or cecum, fecal impaction, Hirschsprung[msdmanuals.com]

  • Rectal Obstruction

    “Twisted tape sign”: its significance in recurrent sigmoid volvulus. Review of sigmoid volvulus. Radiography. 2005;11:272–6. CrossRef Google Scholar 23.[link.springer.com] Sigmoid volvulus In the first instance after diagnosis of the sigmoid volvulus endoscopic decompression should be attempted.[surgwiki.com] Sigmoid Volvulus On the left a patient with a sigmoid volvulus. We can see the distended sigmoid extending from the pelvis way up into the right upper quadrant.[radiologyassistant.nl]

  • Volvulus

    Osiro SB, Cunningham D, Shoja MM, et al ; The twisted colon: a review of sigmoid volvulus. Am Surg. 2012 Mar78(3):271-9. Atamanalp SS ; Sigmoid volvulus.[patient.info] A gangrenous sigmoid volvulus The goals of treating sigmoid volvulus are to minimize intervention-related morbidity and mortality and recurrence rate, however the ideal method[med.unc.edu] What Is Sigmoid Volvulus?[epainassist.com]

  • Sigmoid Volvulus

    A plain abdominal radiograph showed distension of the colon and a sigmoid volvulus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Neonatal sigmoid volvulus is a rare entity. It is associated with Hirschsprung's disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: Since 1940, 63 cases of sigmoid volvulus in children (including this series) have been reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Omental Volvulus

    TY - JOUR T1 - Transomental herniation mimicking sigmoid volvulus.[unboundmedicine.com] View larger version (37K) Fig. 12A Sigmoid volvulus. A, Illustration of sigmoid volvulus shows twisting of sigmoid colon around its mesenteric axis ( arrow ).[ajronline.org] […] cecal volvulus can have the same appearance, with whirl occurring in the cecal mesentery sigmoid volvulus 6 closed loop bowel obstruction 5 enteritis : similar pattern, but[radiopaedia.org]

  • Cecal Volvulus

    Sigmoid colon volvulus is the most frequent, followed by cecal volvulus. The simultaneous occurrence of cecal and sigmoid colon volvulus is extremely unusual.[link.springer.com] The main types of colonic volvulus are sigmoid volvulus and cecal volvulus. The simultaneous occurrence of cecal and sigmoid colon volvulus is extremely unusual.[omicsonline.org] The presence of gas was not observed in the distal obstructed region, corresponding to a diagnosis of sigmoid volvulus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Volvulus of the Small Intestine

    It is more common than cecal volvulus but less common than sigmoid volvulus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of sigmoid volvulus].[springermedizin.de] The doctor can see sigmoid volvulus.[colorectal.surgery.ucsf.edu]

  • Acquired Megacolon

    Osiro SB, Cunningham D, Shoja MM, et al ; The twisted colon: a review of sigmoid volvulus. Am Surg. 2012 Mar78(3):271-9. Atamanalp SS ; Sigmoid volvulus.[patient.info] Sigmoid volvulus occurs usually in elderly, constipated patients, and in men more than in women - male to female ratio of approximately 4 to 1.[gpnotebook.co.uk] […] of the sigmoid flexure.There were no operative deaths in a series of 100 cases.[journals.lww.com]

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