oa South African Medical Journal - Acute mechanical intestinal obstruction in the Bantu
|Article Title||Acute mechanical intestinal obstruction in the Bantu|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Surgery, University of Witwatersrand, and Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Mar 1953|
|Pages||2 - 4|
|Keyword(s)||Bantu, Diet, Intestinal obstruction, Mechanical obstruction and Volvulus|
1. One hundred and fifty cases of intestinal obstruction in the Bantu are presented. 2. The causes are discussed. 3. A case of volvulus of the caecum is descriptionbed. 4. The absence of malignant disease as a cause of obstruction in the Bantu is stressed.
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