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Computed tomography (CT) is used increasingly as an early radiological examination in patients with suspected bowel infarction because it provides information about the intestinal wall, mesenteric circulation and peritoneal cavity [1, 2]. Other disorders that present with similar symptoms such as intraabdominal abscess, pancreatitis and ulcerative colitis(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the capability of Gd-DTPA-enhanced MRI to differentiate between exudative and transudative pleural effusions. An MRI examination was performed on 22 patients with different types of pleural effusion (10 transudative and 12 exudative effusions). T1-weighted SE images were obtained before and 20 min after(More)
OBJECTIVE Postthoracotomy atrophy of chest wall muscles results from nerve injury during surgery. After encountering patients with different patterns of chest wall muscular atrophy postthoracotomy, we performed this study to determine the relationship between type of thoracotomy and atrophic muscles as seen on CT scans. MATERIALS AND METHODS CT scans of(More)
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