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What can I expect from malrotation surgery?

What can I expect from malrotation surgery?

Orthopedic surgeon: Malrotation as a diagnosis for surgery seems unlikely. I recommend you see an orthopedic spinal specialist to see exactly what your problem is. ...Read more

Dr. Federico Seifarth
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Intussusception (Definition)

Intussusception is a condition where the bowel telescopes on itself. It occurs in 0.07% of infants and is most common between 4 - 9 months of age. It produces signs and symptoms of bowel blockage - Vomiting (in 81%), Bloody poos (in 61%) and abdominal pain (59%). The poos are sometimes said to look like red currant jelly. Ultrasound confirms the diagnosis. Treatment: ...Read more


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What can you expect from malrotation surgery?

What can you expect from malrotation surgery?

Need much more info.: There can be corrective procedures in many bones: tibia, femur, any bone in the hands & feet & others. Tell us why, what bone, &at your age if it is congenial you have lived with it for years so why is important. If due to a fracture this is a different animal. ...Read more

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What to expect from malrotation bowel surgery?

What to expect from malrotation bowel surgery?

Think garden hose: Your intestines are a complex hose like structure that forms outside of the body during fetal life & drops back in, settling in place. For some, odd placing& increased mobility allow it to twist on itself like a garden hose at some point. Repair requires surgeon untwist the bowel & examine it .Sometimes the twist cuts off the blood & a segment dies, requiring removal. The bowel is then secured. ...Read more

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What happens during the corrections of intestinal malrotation?

What happens during the corrections of intestinal malrotation?

Reposition duodenum: In development of the small intestine, the bowel will rotate to its proper position. In malrotation this does not happen and can lead to obstruction and possible lack of of the blood supply. The surgeon places the duodenum(first part of the intestine) in its correct position and this prevent it from twisting, obstructing and loss of blood supply. The surgeon may also cut obstructing tissue. ...Read more

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Is intestinal malrotation treatable?

Treatable error: In fetus in initial stages of development all bowel is out side like a garden house, as abdominal wall develops it returns back in side in a systemic patron get rearranged by a series of steps, ( called rotation ) partial failure , like bands ( lad's ) etc called partial malrotation will cause obstruction of bowel in new born or later stages of life.Yes treatable by surgery. ...Read more

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What is the bowel malrotation ?

What is the bowel malrotation ?

Developmental error: In fetus in initial stages of development all bowel is out side like a garden house, as abdominal wall develops it returns back in side in a systemic patron get rearranged by a series of steps, ( called rotation ) partial failure , like bands ( lad's ) etc called partial malrotation will cause obstruction of bowel in new born or later stages of life.Yes treatable by surgery. ...Read more

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What does bowel malrotation mean ?

What does bowel malrotation mean ?

Congenital issue: While developing as a fetus, your bowel is initially a straight tube but as it grows and changes into the various parts of the gut (stomach, intestine, colon, etc) it rotates in a left to right orientation to lay in your abdomen. Malrotation simply means this process was not completed. Having malrotation does not necessarily cause problems and is common and goes un-noticed in most. ...Read more

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Whats intestinal malrotation?

Developmental error: In fetus in initial stages of development all bowel is out side like a garden house, as abdominal wall develops it returns back in side in a systemic patron get rearranged by a series of steps, ( called rotation ) partial failure , like bands ( lad's ) etc called partial malrotation will cause obstruction of bowel in new born or later stages of life.Yes treatable by surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Bowel Rotated In Belly (Definition)

A birth defect called intestinal malrotation can make infants more likely to develop a volvulus. However, a volvulus can occur without malrotation. A volvulus is a twisting of the intestine that can occur in childhood. It causes a blockage, and may cut off blood flow and damage ...Read more