Articles

  • Disease

    Intestinal obstruction

    The esophagus, stomach, large and small intestine, aided by the liver, gallbladder and pancreas convert the nutritive components of food into energy and break down the non-nutritive components into waste to be excreted.

    Intestinal obstruction is a partial or complete blockage of the bowel. The contents of the intestine cannot pass through it.

  • Disease

    Intestinal pseudo-obstruction

    The digestive system organs in the abdominal cavity include the liver, gallbladder, stomach, small intestine and large intestine.

    Intestinal pseudo-obstruction is a condition in which there are symptoms of without any physical blockage.

  • Disease

    Intra-abdominal abscess

    CT scan of the pelvis showing a large intra-abdominal mass.

    An intra-abdominal is a pocket of infected fluid and pus located inside the belly (abdominal cavity). There may be more than one abscess.

  • Disease

    Irritable bowel syndrome

    The esophagus, stomach, large and small intestine, aided by the liver, gallbladder and pancreas convert the nutritive components of food into energy and break down the non-nutritive components into waste to be excreted.

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder that leads to abdominal pain and bowel changes. IBS is not the same as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).