"Intussusception" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A form of intestinal obstruction caused by the PROLAPSE of a part of the intestine into the adjoining intestinal lumen. There are four types: colic, involving segments of the LARGE INTESTINE; enteric, involving only the SMALL INTESTINE; ileocecal, in which the ILEOCECAL VALVE prolapses into the CECUM, drawing the ILEUM along with it; and ileocolic, in which the ileum prolapses through the ileocecal valve into the COLON.
- Invagination, Intestinal
- Intestinal Invagination
- Intestinal Invaginations
- Invaginations, Intestinal
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Intussusception" by people in Profiles.
Erwin P, Ham PB, Mentzer CJ, Hatley RM, Pipkin WL, Howell CG, Walters KC. Familial Intussusception-Younger Age at Presentation, Male Predisposition, More Difficult to Reduce Radiographically, and More Likely to Recur. Am Surg. 2017 Sep 01; 83(9):e392-e395.
Puckett Y, Greenspon J, Fitzpatrick C, Vane D, Bansal S, Rice M, Chatoorgoon K. Utility of hospital admission for pediatric intussusceptions. Pediatr Surg Int. 2016 Aug; 32(8):805-9.
Arbizu RA, Aljomah G, Kozielski R, Baker SS, Baker RD. Intussusception associated with adenovirus. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Nov; 59(5):e41.
Pazo A, Hill J, Losek JD. Delayed repeat enema in the management of intussusception. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Sep; 26(9):640-5.
Fylstra DL, Toussaint WN, Anis M. Intussusception of the appendix mimicking appendicitis during pregnancy: a case report. J Reprod Med. 2009 May; 54(5):327-9.
Herwig K, Brenkert T, Losek JD. Enema-reduced intussusception management: is hospitalization necessary? Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Feb; 25(2):74-7.
Haber P, Patel M, Izurieta HS, Baggs J, Gargiullo P, Weintraub E, Cortese M, Braun MM, Belongia EA, Miller E, Ball R, Iskander J, Parashar UD. Postlicensure monitoring of intussusception after RotaTeq vaccination in the United States, February 1, 2006, to September 25, 2007. Pediatrics. 2008 Jun; 121(6):1206-12.
Losek JD. Intussusception: don't miss the diagnosis! Pediatr Emerg Care. 1993 Feb; 9(1):46-51.
Smith DS, Bonadio WA, Losek JD, Walsh-Kelly CM, Hennes HM, Glaeser PW, Melzer-Lange M, Rimm AA. The role of abdominal x-rays in the diagnosis and management of intussusception. Pediatr Emerg Care. 1992 Dec; 8(6):325-7.
Losek JD, Fiete RL. Intussusception and the diagnostic value of testing stool for occult blood. Am J Emerg Med. 1991 Jan; 9(1):1-3.