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What to expect from malrotation bowel surgery?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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