Cecal volvulus in long-distance runners: A proposed mechanism

Brent D. Bauman, Jennifer E. Witt, Victor Vakayil, Shumaila Anwer, Eric D. Irwin, Mary R. Kwaan, Timothy L. Pruett, James V. Harmon

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4 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)549-552
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Emergency Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2019

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We acknowledge the generous support from the William Harmon Surgical Education Fund. We also acknowledge Harmon Design Studios Inc. for graphics and images; the late Dr. William G. Gamble, who was the first surgeon to suggest a link between cecal volvulus and long-distance running.


  • Abdominal pain
  • Cecal volvulus
  • Exercise induced abdominal pain

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