Flashcards in Small Bowel and Appendix Deck (10)
What is the treatment for small bowel obstruction with no strangulation?
1. IV fluids and nasogastric suction
2. Operate if no resolution 24-48 hours
What are two methods to diagnose Meckel's diverticulum?
Technicium Tc 99M scan - detects ectopic gastric mucosa
If a carcinoid tumour of the appendix is at the base what surgery is done?
If teh carcinoid tumour of teh appendix is at the tip, what is done?
What usually causes mesenteric ischaemia?
What are the acid base results for mesenteric ischaemia?
What is the lactate like in mesenteric ischaemia?
What is used to investigate a haemorrhage of the small bowel?
What is another name for vitelline duct in meckels diverticulum?