A patient is day 1 post-laparotomy. his abdomen feels tight and his urine output has dropped off... Can you save the day in this gastrointestinal gutwrencher?
You are assessing a 37 year old male in the emergency department. He appears to be in discomfort and states that he fell asleep at a party and thinks ‘someone put something up his back passage while he was out of it’.
A man, originally from Somalia, is jaundiced and has abnormal LFTs. Can you work out the cause?
A 29 year-old man has recurrent abdominal pain. Can you make the diagnosis where others have failed? Is this a Gordian knot?
A 50 year-old man presented to the ED with sharp abdominal pain localised to his left lower quadrant.