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Table 3 Summary of operative findings at laparotomy and surgical procedures done

From: Presentation, aetiology and treatment of adult intussusception in a tertiary Sub-Saharan Hospital: a 10-year retrospective study

Index number Histopathology/clinical diagnosis Location Necrosis/gangrene Bowel reduction Surgical procedure
1 Idiopathic Ileocaecal Y N Segmental resection
2 Adenocarcinoma Ileocaecal N C Right hemicolectomy
3 Adenoma Colocolic (ascending) N N Right hemicolectomy
4 Non-specific inflammation Ileoileal Y N Segmental resection
5 Idiopathic Ileocaecal N C No resection
6 Idiopathic Ileoileal Y C Segmental resection
7 Adenocarcinoma Colocolic (descending) Y N Left hemicolectomy
8 Adenoma Colocolic (ascending) N P Right hemicolectomy
9 Idiopathic Ileocaecal Y N Right hemicolectomy
10 Adenocarcinoma Ileocolic N C No resection
11 Idiopathic Ileocolic N C No resection
12 Lymphoma Ileoileal Y N Segmental resection
13 Lipoma Ileocaecal N P Right hemicolectomy
14 Lymphoma Ileoileal N C Segmental resection
15 Lymphoma Colocolic (transverse – sigmoid colon) N C Left hemicolectomy
16 Kaposi’s sarcoma Ileoileal N N Segmental resection
17 Lipoma Ileocaecal N C Right hemicolectomy
18 Adenocarcinoma Ileocaecal N C Right hemicolectomy
19 Adenoma Ileocaecal N C Right hemicolectomy
20 Idiopathic Ileocolorectal, anal protrusion [18] N P Right hemicolectomy
21 Lipoma Colocolonic (transverse), 'giant' lipoma; polyp [25] N P Left hemicolectomy
22 Adenocarcinoma Colocolic (ascending) N N Right hemicolectomy
23 Adenocarcinoma Colocolic (ascending) N N Right hemicolectomy
24 Idiopathic Ileocolic Y N Segmental resection
25 Adenocarcinoma Colocolic (transverse) N P Extended right hemicolectomy
26 Adhesions Ileocolic Y N Segmental resection, Adhesiolysis
27 Adhesions Ileoileal N C Segmental resection, Adhesiolysis
28 Adenoma Colocolic (ascending) N C Right hemicolectomy
29 Adenocarcinoma Colocolic (descending) N P Sigmoid colectomy, hartmann's procedure
30 Adhesions Ileoileal N C No resection, adhesiolysis
31 Idiopathic Ileocolic Y N Segmental resection
32 Lipoma Ileocolic Y N Right hemicolectomy
33 Adenoma Colocolic (transverse) N C No resection, polypectomy
34 Idiopathic Ileocolic, ileal - transverse colonic N C Segmental resection
35 Adenocarcinoma Colocolic (transverse) N N Left hemicolectomy
36 Leiomyoma Colocolic (transverse), polyp N C Segmental resection
37 Adenoma Colorectal, sigmoidorectal with rectal proplapse N C Reduction and polyp biopsy
  1. • Necrosis/Gangrene: Y – present, N – absent.
  2. • Reduction: C – complete reduction done, P – partially reduced, N – no reduction attempted.
  3. • [18] and [25] indicate published references.