Percutaneous Emergency Needle Caecostomy for Prevention of Caecal Perforation

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Limmer, Alexandra M.; Clement, Zackariah;

Caecal perforation is a life-threatening complication of large bowel obstruction with a reported mortality of 34% to 72%. This case describes the novel use of percutaneous needle caecostomy as a life-saving measure to prevent imminent caecal perforation in a 68-year-old... View more
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