What is Bowel obstruction surgery?

Category: Surgeries


Bowel, or intestinal, obstruction repair is surgery to relieve a bowel obstruction. A bowel obstruction is when the contents of the intestines cannot pass through and exit the body. A complete obstruction is a surgical emergency.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bowel obstruction 7 2
Abdominal adhesions 2 0
Abdominal pain 1 0
Twisted bowel (intestinal volvulus) 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bowel obstruction surgery

Side effect Patients Percentage
Bowel problems 1
Pain 1
Scars 1


Based on patients currently having Bowel obstruction surgery

Dosage Patients Percentage
one time 1


Currently having Bowel obstruction surgery

Duration Patients Percentage
10 years or more 1

Stopped having Bowel obstruction surgery

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 11
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Bowel obstruction surgery.