Jan 28, · Most surgeons accept that adult intussusception requires surgical intervention because of the large proportion of structural anomalies and the high incidence of occurring malignancy. However, the extent of bowel resection and the manipulation of the intussuscepted bowel Cited by:
Although intussusception is the leading cause of intestinal obstruction in children, it is relatively rare after childhood, accounting for less than 5% of bowel obstruction in adults.1 Adult intussusception occurs most often in the small bowel and is classified on the basis of location. It can be categorized as enteroenteric (small bowel only.
Jun 01, · At surgery, reduction of the intussuscepted bowel segment should not be attempted due to the risk of tumour spillage. En bloc resection of the lesion using standard oncologic surgical principles remains the recommended first line treatment for adult colonic intussusception. REFERENCESCited by: 2.
On the other hand, that of large bowel intussusception accounts for 43% to 80%. 2–5,7,8 In our series, two of three patients with large bowel intussusception and one of four patients with small bowel intussusception had a malignancy. The optimal treatment of adult intussusception is not universally agreed upon. All authors agree that.