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Table 2 Preoperative symptoms from medical charts (n = 31) and postoperative symptoms from a telephone interview (n = 26)

From: Congenital intestinal malrotation in adolescent and adult patients: a 12-year clinical and radiological survey

  Total Age <21 years Age 21–50 years Age >50 years
Symptoms preop (one or more symptoms from medical charts, n = 31)
 Number 31 10 14 7
 Fullness after meals 25 (81 %) 7 (70 %) 14 (100 %) 4 (57 %)
 Pain 29 (94 %) 9 (90 %) 13 (93 %) 7 (100 %)
 Constipation 13 (42 %) 4 (40 %) 7 (50 %) 2 (29 %)
Symptoms postoperative (from a telephone interview, n = 26)
 Number 26 5 14 7
 Free of symptoms 10 (38 %) 2 (40 %) 4 (29 %) 4 (57 %)
 Fullness after meals 8 (31 %) 1 (20 %) 5 (36 %) 2 (29 %)
 Pain (chronic) 12 (46 %) 3 (60 %) 6 (43 %) 3 (43 %)
 Pain (“malrotation-like”) 1 (4 %) 1 (20 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %)
 Constipation 8 (31 %) 0 (0 %) 8 (57 %) 0 (0 %)
 Symptoms postoperative 16 (62 %) 3 (60 %) 10 (71 %) 3 (43 %)
 Improved QoL 25 (96 %) 4 (80 %) 14 (100 %) 7 (100 %)