Monthly Archives: March 2014

Gastrointestinal Perforation

What is an antral ulcer?

Gastrointestinal perforation pertains to the formation of a hole that develops through the whole wall of the organs along the gastrointestinal tract.                 Gastrointestinal perforation is a medical emergency that pertains to the formation of a hole that develops through the whole wall of the organs along the gastrointestinal tract, which includes the oesophagus, stomach, gallbladder, small intestine, large intestine, or ... Read More »

Management of Faecal Impaction

Faecal impaction is a large lump of dry, hard stool that stays lodged in the rectum and cannot pass out of the body, usually caused by chronic constipation. Faecal impaction is a large lump of dry, hard stool that stays lodged in the rectum and cannot pass out of the body. It is also called impaction of bowels.  The most ... Read More »

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