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Research Article

A Prediction Model for Recognizing Strangulated Small Bowel Obstruction

Table 2

Comparison of clinical and laboratory parameters, physical examination, and CT findings of patients who received conservative treatment, surgery in patients without SSBO, and those with SSBO.

Conservative ()Surgery, non-SSBO ()Surgery, SSBO ()

Sex0.780
 Males116 (67)109 (64)52 (68)
 Females56 (43)60 (36)24 (32)
Age (years)0.556
 19–5979 (46)94 (56)34 (45)
 60–6939 (23)36 (21)18 (24)
 70–7938 (23)29 (17)17 (22)
 80–8916 (8)10 (6)7 (9)
Duration of hospital stay (day)<0.001
 1–66492
 7–13895838
 14–1031910236
Prior abdominal procedures0.178
 Yes112 (65)120 (71)57 (75)
 No60 (35)49 (29)19 (25)
Vomiting0.201
 Yes113 (66)111 (66)58 (76)
 No59 (34)58 (34)18 (24)
Temperature<0.001
 ≥ 38.0°C8 (5)1 (1)12 (16)
 < 38.0°C164 (95)168 (99)64 (84)
Heart rate (bpm)<0.001
 ≥ 10026 (15)20 (12)16 (21)
 < 100146 (85)149 (88)60 (79)
Peritoneal irritation sign<0.001
 Yes4 (2)20 (12)34 (45)
 No168 (98)149 (88)42 (55)
WBC (×10^9/L)<0.001
 > 10.081 (47)69 (41)61 (80)
 < 10.091 (53)100 (59)15 (20)
CT parameter
Small bowel dilatation0.053
 ≥ 4 mm40 (23)27 (16)22 (29)
 < 4 mm132 (77)142 (84)54 (71)
Thick-walled small bowel<0.001
 ≥ 3 mm7 (4)47 (28)31 (41)
 < 3 mm165 (96)122 (72)45 (59)
Ascites<0.001
 Yes20 (12)26 (13)58 (76)
 No152 (88)143 (87)18 (24)
Small bowel air fluid level<0.001
 Yes143 (83)112 (66)49 (64)
 No29 (17)57 (34)27 (36)
Volvulus0.02
 Yes19 (11)29 (17)19 (25)
 No153 (89)140 (83)57 (75)

Values in parentheses are percentages. CT: computed tomography; SSBO: strangulated small bowel obstruction.