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Table 1 Details of 13 cases of ileo-ileal knot including our case

From: Small bowel obstruction caused by a true ileo-ileal knot: a rare case successfully treated by prior ligation of mesenteric vessels

Author Year Age Sex Chief compliant Surgical history Preoperative diagnosis Duration until surgery Knot point Operation Untying before resection Outcome
Kusaka [3] 1991 17 F Abdominal pain None Appendicitis 18 h 30 cm from ileum end Resection Yes Discharged on 29POD
Kondo [4] 1993 61 M Abdominal pain Gastrectomy Strangulated bowel obstruction 3 h Ileum Resection Yes Discharged on survival
Kondo 1993 84 M Abdominal pain, vomiting None Strangulated bowel obstruction 18 h Ileum Resection N.A Discharged on survival
Kondo 1993 76 F N.A Hysterectomy Strangulated bowel obstruction 45 h Ileum Release
obstruction
Discharged on survival
Kondo 1993 91 F N.A Common bile duct lithotripsy Strangulated bowel obstruction 15 h Ileum Resection N.A Discharged on survival
Uday [5] 2012 68 M Abdominal pain, vomiting None Strangulated bowel obstruction 48 h 15 cm from ileum end Resection Yes Discharged on 8POD
Andromanakos [6] 2014 26 M Abdominal pain None Strangulated bowel obstruction 6 h Ileum Resection Yes Discharged on 15POD
Abebe [7] 2015 55 F Abdominal pain None Strangulated bowel obstruction 48 h 8 cm from ileum end Resection No Discharged on 14POD
Uemura [8] 2016 90 M Abdominal pain Appendectomy Strangulated bowel obstruction  < 24 h 5 cm from ileum end Resection Yes Discharged on 19POD
Taniguchi [1] 2017 80 F Abdominal pain Colectomy, adnexectomy Strangulated bowel obstruction 6 h 10 cm from ileum end Resection Yes Discharged on 12POD
Matsuoka [9] 2017 27 M Abdominal pain, vomiting None Strangulated bowel obstruction 8 h Ileum Resection No Discharged on 14POD
Rajesh [10] 2018 23 M Abdominal pain, vomiting Hirshsprung Strangulated bowel obstruction 48 h 20 cm from ileum end Release
obstruction
Discharged on 8POD
Present case 2020 89 F Abdominal pain, vomiting Caesarean section Strangulated bowel obstruction 7 h 10 cm from ileum end Resection No Discharged on 13POD
  1. M male, F female, N.A. not available