Haustral contractions are slow segmenting movements that occur every 30 minutes. One haustrum distends as it fills, which stimulates muscles to contract, pushing the contents to the next haustrum.
Abdominal manipulation during water-soluble contrast enema--an alternative method of nonoperative decompression of sigmoid volvulus?(Case Report)(Case study)
Aug 01, 2011; Sigmoid volvulus is common in some developing countries, where it represents 20-54% of intestinal obstruction. In Africa it...