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Intestinal obstruction (pediatric) - series—Aftercare



Generally, patients are able to go home within 5 to 10 days after surgery, depending on how long it takes the intestines to recover from the surgical procedure.

Review Date 2/27/2016

Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, general surgery practice specializing in breast cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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