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What organs are affected by bowel obstruction?

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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Colon and Rectal Surgery 16 years experience
The bowel: The intestines and stomach directly. The lungs indirectly. A bowel obstruction can lead to significant vomiting which can lead to aspiration and then a pneumonia.

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