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To determine the location of the duodenojejunal junction (DJJ) at computed tomography (CT), we retrospectively reviewed 309 consecutive CT examinations. These included 162 men and 127 women (mean age =57 years old, range = 11–85 years old). Some people received more than one examination. The clinical indications included various kinds of neoplasms,(More)
Two cases of small bowel volvulus with mild clinical symptoms in which upper gastrointestinal series, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging were performed are reported. Angiography was also performed in one case. Neither patient received laparotomy and the diagnosis was based on imaging findings.
BACKGROUND/AIMS A majority of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) and colonoscopy procedures are performed under sedation, with the intravenous administration of a hypnotic agent combined with an opioid analgesic agent. The goal of our study was to establish the quality and plausibility of target-controlled infusion (TCI) as a sedation mechanism for upper and(More)
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