Diagnosis and treatment of 28 cases of intussusception in adults
ZHANG Ping, LIU Kai,YANG Xue-liang, et al. First Affiliated Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun 130021, China
Objective To explore the diagnosis and treatment of intussusception in adults.Methods A retrospective analysis on the diagnosis and treatment of 28 cases of intussusception in adults was performed. Results Nine cases made the definite preoperative diagnosis but the remaining 19 cases did so during operation. The main causes of intussusception in adults included benign tumor (10), malignant tumor (8) and inflammatory edema (5) of the intestine. All the patients were cured surgically.Conclusion Intussusception in adults was caused by structural diseases. Its diagnosis mainly relied on the clinical manifestation and auxiliary examination. Surgical intervention was the main treatment.