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Factors of Vanek and Al-Salti Impacting the Outcomes of a Patient with Acute Pseudo-Obstruction of the Colon (Ogilvie's Syndrome)

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Gastroenterology

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Vanek and Al-Salti identified factors affecting the outcome of a patient with acute Ogilvie's syndrome (pseudo-obstruction of the colon). These can help to identify a patient who may require more aggressive management. The authors are from St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio.

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