- 'Let's just wait one more day': impact of timing on surgical outcome in the treatment of adhesion-related small bowel obstructionSigi P Joseph
Department of Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
Am Surg 79:175-9. 2013..05). There was one death in the delayed group. Delaying surgical treatment beyond 48 hours for SBO is common and results in worse outcomes and longer LOS. Laparoscopic treatment within 48 hours is superior to open treatment...