ogilvies

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smaddineni
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93829
Filename:
ogilvies
Updated:
2011-07-12 20:51:11
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constipation
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constipation
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  1. ddx
    hirschprung, toxic megacolon, vovulus, fecal impaction, distal obstructing lesion
  2. sx, dx
    • abdominal distention
    • pain
    • constipation, occ diarrhea
    • basically a radiological dx
  3. rx-medical
    • NPO, NGT, correct fluid and electrolyte abnormalities
    • treat infection
    • gentle enemas
    • rectal tube
    • decrease narcotics
  4. rx- colonoscopy
    • most effective
    • tap water enema 1000cc
    • catheter over guide wire
    • post xray
  5. rx medical
    • cause is excess sympathetic tone>
    • epidural, splanchnic sympathetic blockade

    cause is excessive parasympathetic suppression>IV neostigmine
  6. RX SX for impending cecal perf
    • open cecostomy
    • CT guided perc cecostomy
    • perc colonoscopic ceocostomy
    • laparoscoic guided perc cecostomy with T fasteners

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