Pasquale Liguori

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Foreign body ingestion is commonly encountered in the emergency department. Although in most cases, the ingested object will pass uneventfully in the feces [1], ingestion of sharp foreign bodies such as dental plates, sewing needles, toothpicks, fish bones and chicken bones carries increased risk of gastrointestinal perforation [2, 3, 4]. The use of(More)
Utilization of color power Doppler and sonographic contrast agents to basic ultrasound (US) further improve the detection and characterization of abdominal injuries, increasing the diagnostic accuracy and value of US as an important technique in the evaluation of the abdominal trauma. This paper provides an illustrated summary of our clinical experience(More)
Perforation of the rectum requires early recognition and treatment. The diagnosis of rectal perforation is sometimes difficult owing to non specific clinical presentation, especially in elderly patients, in whom, in case of acute abdomen, Computed Tomography (CT) is increasing used as first diagnostic procedure [1]. Several CT signs of gastrointestinal(More)
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