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Aim of the study: to retrospectively evaluate a series of patients with acute and chronic small bowel obstruction and discuss the indications of laparoscopic vs laparotomic approach and the outcome of both these techniques. Patients and method: 85 patients with acute and chronic small bowel obstruction who underwent to either emergency or elective surgery since January 1999 up to October 2001 were enrolled. Subjects were divided into three groups: 39 treated with emergency laparotomy (group I), 13 with emergency laparoscopy (group II) and 33 with elective laparoscopy for chronic/subacute obstructions (group III).