J Neurogastroenterol Motil volume 21, issue 4, P560-570 2015 DOI: 10.5056/jnm15048
Yoon Suh Do, Seung-Jae Myung, Sun-Young Kwak, Soohan Cho, Enoch Lee, Min Jeong Song, Chang Sik Yu, Yong Sik Yoon, Hye Kyung Lee
Abstract:

Background/AimsChronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO) is a disorder characterized by recurrent symptoms suggestive of obstruction such as abdominal pain, proximal distension with extremely suppressed motility in the absence of lumen-occluding lesion, whose etiology/pathophysiology is poorly understood. In this study we investigated a functionally obstructive lesion that could underlie symptoms of CIPO. MethodsWe studied colons surgically removed from 13 patients exhibiting clinical/pathological feat…

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