Accuracy of viscera slide detection of abdominal wall adhesions by ultrasound

@article{Kolecki1994AccuracyOV,
  title={Accuracy of viscera slide detection of abdominal wall adhesions by ultrasound},
  author={R. V. Kolecki and Robert M. Golub and Bernard Sigel and Junji Machi and Hanae Kitamura and Tomohiro Hosokawa and J. Justin and Joel Schwartz and Howard A. Zaren},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={1994},
  volume={8},
  pages={871-874}
}
Viscera slide is the normal, longitudinal movement of the intraabdominal viscera caused by respiratory excursions of the diaphragm. By detecting areas of restricted viscera slide, ultrasonic imaging was used to identify anterior abdominal wall adhesions prior to laparotomy or laparoscopy. Transcutaneous ultrasound examination was performed on 110 patients… CONTINUE READING