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Sigmoid volvulus in pregnancy

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dc.contributor.author WO Kaisha, C Bitta, W Kaisha
dc.date.accessioned 2020-09-04T10:06:33Z
dc.date.available 2020-09-04T10:06:33Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.maseno.ac.ke/handle/123456789/2740
dc.description.abstract Sigmoid volvulus in pregnancy is a rare condition that poses a myriad of challenges in diagnosis and management of the patient. It demands on the clinician a high index of suspicion, immediate treatment involving resuscitation and good judgment in handling of the bowel in face of added potential morbidity and mortality to the mother and fetus. We report a case of gangrenous sigmoid volvulus with a viable third trimester pregnancy and discuss potential pitfalls in diagnosis and management. en_US
dc.publisher The Surgical Society of Kenya en_US
dc.title Sigmoid volvulus in pregnancy en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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