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Treatments For Intestinal Gangrene
Gangrene: Is irreversible but to heal above it you need blood supply. In patients with toe gangrene and perfusion pressure of less than 40 mm hg a mid foot amputation, a b-k amputation will fail. With revasculaization even the foot could be salvaged and a mid foot amputation does not require prosthesis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
No: I am not aware of any such evidence. ...Read more
Surgery for intestinal blockage and the doctor stated gangrene- could u explain surgery procedures please ?
See below: Internal scar tissue inside the abdomen can cause an intestinal blockage. If a segment if intestine twists around the scar tissue sometimes that segment of intestine can die & become gangrenous. That bad segment of intestine would be removed & the good intestines reconnected. ...Read more
Gangrene...: Implies death and infection. If the stomach is truly gangrenous, survival is not likely. ...Read more
My stomach bloats up immediately after eating and I cant sit comfortably . Nine years ago had surgery for gangrene in small intestine?
My mom has develop dry gangrene in toe nails with heavy pain and she could sleep by laying on bed.She seats round the clock.Kindly advice treatment?
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