Intestinal Obstruction - Complication Of Intra Aortic Balloon

Authors

  • Raheel Hussain
  • Riazi I Khan
  • Maurice C. Neligan

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Intestinal Obstruction

Abstract

Summary
An unusual case of intestinal obstruction is described. Intra aortic balloon ruptured
in a patient resulting in gas leak. The gas embolised mesentenc arteries resulting in
severe abdominal pain and absence of bowel sounds. Removal of the balloon reversed the clinical condition completely.

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