The Bowel...It Turns, Turns, Turns and Sometimes You Just Can't Barrett (with thanks to StatPearls) | USMLE Step 2 Study Smarter Series for Surgery

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In this episode, we cover a question on bowel obstruction and another on Barrett's provided generously by our friends at StatPearls.

03:50 – A 45 year old female with dysphagia (Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer)

06:58 – A 35 year old female with abdominal pain (small bowel obstruction and related matters)

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