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en 10.17795/acr.25393 Olive Oil and the Treatment of Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction Olive Oil and the Treatment of Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction research-article research-article Conclusions

The study results demonstrated that olive is an effective and safe adjunct to the conservative management of small bowel obstruction and markedly reduces the time of resolution of symptoms and length of hospital stay.

Results

The spontaneous resolution time of small bowel obstruction was significantly longer in the control group than the treatment group (59 hours vs. 35 hours). The hospital stay was shorter in the treatment group than the control (three days vs. six days).

Background

Post-operative adhesions are the most common cause of small bowel obstruction. The management of small bowel obstruction is surgical and non-surgical. Some studies are conducted to show the efficacy of non-surgical management of adhesive small bowel obstruction such as sesame oil, water - soluble contrasts such as gastrographin.

Objectives

The current study aimed to evaluate the effect of oral olive oil on the management of adhesive small bowel obstruction.

Methods

All the patients admitted with adhesive bowel obstruction in the hospital affiliated to Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran, from October 2012 to September 2013 that had inclusion criteria were evaluated by general surgeon. The patients were separated into two groups and standard management was done. Then 12 hours after admission, 150 mL olive oil was given by nasogastric (NG) tube to the first group.

Conclusions

The study results demonstrated that olive is an effective and safe adjunct to the conservative management of small bowel obstruction and markedly reduces the time of resolution of symptoms and length of hospital stay.

Results

The spontaneous resolution time of small bowel obstruction was significantly longer in the control group than the treatment group (59 hours vs. 35 hours). The hospital stay was shorter in the treatment group than the control (three days vs. six days).

Background

Post-operative adhesions are the most common cause of small bowel obstruction. The management of small bowel obstruction is surgical and non-surgical. Some studies are conducted to show the efficacy of non-surgical management of adhesive small bowel obstruction such as sesame oil, water - soluble contrasts such as gastrographin.

Objectives

The current study aimed to evaluate the effect of oral olive oil on the management of adhesive small bowel obstruction.

Methods

All the patients admitted with adhesive bowel obstruction in the hospital affiliated to Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran, from October 2012 to September 2013 that had inclusion criteria were evaluated by general surgeon. The patients were separated into two groups and standard management was done. Then 12 hours after admission, 150 mL olive oil was given by nasogastric (NG) tube to the first group.

Adhesion;Small Bowel;Olive Oil;Obstruction Adhesion;Small Bowel;Olive Oil;Obstruction http://www.colorectalresearch.com/index.php?page=article&article_id=25393 Leila Ghahramani Leila Ghahramani Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Mohammad Hosseini Asl Mohammad Hosseini Asl Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran; Biostatistics Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran; Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. Tel: +98-7112306972, Fax: +98-7112330724 Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran; Biostatistics Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran; Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. Tel: +98-7112306972, Fax: +98-7112330724 Mohammad Kazem Hosseini Asl Mohammad Kazem Hosseini Asl Biostatistics Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Biostatistics Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Reza Roshan Ravan Reza Roshan Ravan Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Saeedeh Pourahmad Saeedeh Pourahmad Biostatistics Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Biostatistics Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Ahmad Izadpanah Ahmad Izadpanah Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Seyed Vahid Hosseini Seyed Vahid Hosseini Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Zahra Zabangirfard Zahra Zabangirfard Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Fatemeh Enjavi Amiri Fatemeh Enjavi Amiri Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran