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Alinovi Victor MD; Herzberg, F Peter MD; Yannopoulos, Demetrios MD; Vetere, Patrick F. MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology: January 1980
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Cecal volvulus following cesarean section is rare, with only 10 previous cases reported in the literature. Because of a rising cesarean section rate and the serious morbidity and mortality frequently associated with cecal volvulus, it is important for every practicing obstetrician to be aware of this complication.

© 1980 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists