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Acupuncture is effective for adhesive intestinal obstruction

Pub Med

Background: Adhesive intestinal obstruction is a common surgical emergency. Surgical exploration has a considerable risk of intestinal injury, and surgical treatment may greatly reduce the quality of life after surgery and cause adhesive intestinal obstruction after re-operation. The nonsurgical treatment is effective for approximately 70% to 90% of patients with adhesive …

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