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  1. ... more of the arteries that supply the small intestine. ... of intestinal ischemia and infarction. Hernia -- If the intestine moves into the wrong place or becomes tangled, ...
  2. ... The small bowel is also called the small intestine. Most digestion (breaking down and absorbing nutrients) of ... food you eat takes place in the small intestine.
  3. ... to remove all or part of your small intestine (small bowel). You may also have had an ... diarrhea if a large section of your small intestine was taken out. You may have problems with ...
  4. ... large numbers of bacteria grow in the small intestine. ... Most of the time, unlike the large intestine, the small intestine does not have a large number of bacteria. Excess bacteria in the small intestine may use up the nutrients needed ...
  5. ... problem that occurs when part of the small intestine is missing or has been removed during surgery. ... The small intestine absorbs much of the nutrients found in foods we eat. When two-thirds of the small intestine is ...
  6. ... problem may occur in the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, or gallbladder. ... Perforation of the intestine or other organs causes the contents to leak into the abdomen. This causes a severe infection called peritonitis . Symptoms ...
  7. Small intestine aspirate and culture is a lab test to check for infection in the small intestine. ... A sample of fluid from the small intestine is needed. A procedure ... done to get the sample. The fluid is placed in a special dish in ...
  8. The large intestine is the portion of the digestive system most responsible for absorption of water from the indigestible residue of ...
  9. The small intestine is the portion of the digestive system most responsible for absorption of nutrients from food into the bloodstream. ...
  10. A sample of small intestine is obtained by the use of a flexible scope that is passed through the digestive tract to the small intestine. ...
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