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Recommendations of Gannon for Minimizing Postoperative Ileus in a Patient Undergoing Abdominal Surgery

Purpose:

To identify ways to minimize ileus following surgery based on the multimodal approach of Gannon.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

K31.5, K56, P75

Description:

The risk of postoperative ileus can be reduced by certain interventions. Gannon recommended a multimodal approach that can minimize the occurrence and duration of ileus following surgery. The author is from the University of Connecticut.

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