Neonatal Bowel Obstruction

  • Alexander M. Turner
  • Basem A. Khalil
  • James Bruce


The purpose of this chapter is to introduce the concepts of neonatal bowel obstruction to the reader and outline its presentation, effects upon the child, investigation, and general principles of treatment. Common causes are described in detail elsewhere in the book, but rare causes and miscellany are discussed here in more detail.


Newborn intestinal obstruction Classification Diagnosis and management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander M. Turner
    • 1
  • Basem A. Khalil
    • 2
  • James Bruce
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Paediatric UrologyLeeds Children’s HospitalLeedsUK
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric SurgerySIDRADohaQatar
  3. 3.Department of Paediatric SurgeryCentral Manchester Children’s HospitalManchesterUK

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