Two cases of successful treatment of Ladd syndrome in adults

  • O.V. Zagorodniy Regional Clinical Hospital in Lviv
  • Yu.M. Mikhel Regional Clinical Hospital in Lviv
  • Yu.S. Mota The Danylo Halytsky National Medical University in Lviv
  • I.A. Semenyuk The Danylo Halytsky National Medical University in Lviv
  • V.P. Fedorenko The Danylo Halytsky National Medical University in Lviv
Keywords: Ladd syndrome, complications, obstruction of the intestines, diagnostics, surgical treatment

Abstract

Aim. To improve the diagnostics and treatment of Ladd syndrome in adults.

Material and Methods. The results of clinical examination, diagnostics and surgical treatment of Ladd syndrome were analyzed in two patients, 22 and 24 years of age, by the doctors of 1st surgery department of the Lviv regional clinical hospital.

Results and Discussion. А rare cause of acute mechanical intestinal obstruction in two patients, 22 and 24 years of age - Ladd syndrome, was found only intraoperatively. The midline laparotomy, detorsion of the bowels is the optimal surgical treatment.

Conclusions. A rare pathology complicated the diagnostics of the cause of acute mechanical intestinal obstruction - Ladd syndrome in two adults. The midline laparotomy, detorsion of the bowels have resulted in patients' recovery.

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Published
2017-12-20
How to Cite
Zagorodniy, O., Mikhel, Y., Mota, Y., Semenyuk , I., & Fedorenko , V. (2017). Two cases of successful treatment of Ladd syndrome in adults. Acta Medica Leopoliensia, 23(4), 46-48. https://doi.org/10.25040/aml2017.04.046

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