A loss of the ability by the bowels to move or propel bowel contents down the gastrointestinal tract by way of a process known as peristalsis. Risk factors include recent bowel surgery, electrolyte imbalances, metabolic disorders, and certain medications such as opiates.
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What is Symcat?
A disease calculator that uses hundreds of thousands of
patient records to estimate probability of disease. You
may have heard of Watson by IBM, which illustrates a trend of
computing and predictive analytics in
healthcare. We strive to empower people and medical professionals
by placing the state-of-the-art in
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