These defects can vary from lesions involving a well-defined short segment of the small bowel (known as segmental defects) to lesions involving the entire base of the mesentery (basilar defects).
What does SB stand for?
SB stands for Small Bowel
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Precontrast radiologist monitoring is required to assess for distention of the small bowel and stomach.
Small bowel obstruction is a well-known problem after LRYGB caused by internal hernias, intussusceptions or volvulus.
But she needs a liver and small bowel transplant urgently.
Because physicians are able to provide better diagnosis and treatment with greater small bowel access, the Discovery SB is uniquely positioned to expand the capabilities of the endoscopist.
The treatment for malignant neoplasms of the small bowel is wide resection including regional lymph nodes.
Other causes include enteritis (inflammation of the small bowel), as in Crohn's disease; parasites in the small bowel, such as giardia; small-bowel bacterial overgrowth; malabsorption; celiac disease; pancreatic insufficiency; and motility disorders, such as scleroderma or pseudo-obstruction and irritable bowel syndrome.
Pillcam SB was invented to address a need for a better diagnostic tool for small bowel pathologies.