Digestive Health

What is gastric ileus?

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  • AJohn A. Chabot, Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism, answered on behalf of Columbia University Department of Surgery

    Gastric ileus is a condition in which normal gastric movement is stopped or slowed and normal gastric functions are disturbed. Gastric ileus is usually caused by inflammation, injury, or operation.

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