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Old 03-07-2009, 10:35 PM   #1
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what is a twisted bowel

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Old 03-08-2009, 05:36 AM   #2
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Re: what is a twisted bowel

Do a google search for "Sigmoid Volvulus" and you will find a good explanation. Simply put, it's similar to when a hose pipe twists around leaving a loop at the middle. The tighter the twist, the less matter can flow through the whole pipe. Results ~ an obstruction of the bowel and enlargement of the loop with associated pain etc.
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