Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Small Bowel Obstruction Outlook

What to expect with intestinal obstruction:

  • Most people with an intestinal obstruction recover completely.
  • Outcome depends on:

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Last Updated: May 20, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Small Bowel Obstruction References
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