Paralytic ileus: Loss of bowel motility, which can occur after abdominal surgery

Paralytic ileus is a condition characterized by the temporary loss of normal bowel movement (peristalsis). It is a common complication that can occur after abdominal surgery, leading to significant morbidity and prolonging hospital stays. Understanding the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and management of paralytic ileus is crucial for healthcare providers to effectively manage this condition and improve patient outcomes.

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