Approach to management of intussusception in adults: a new paradigm in the computed tomography era.

@article{Rea2007ApproachTM,
  title={Approach to management of intussusception in adults: a new paradigm in the computed tomography era.},
  author={Jennifer D. Rea and Mark E. Lockhart and Donald E. Yarbrough and Ruth R. Leeth and Samuel E. Bledsoe and Ronald H. Clements},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={2007},
  volume={73 11},
  pages={
          1098-105
        }
}
Intussusception has been considered an operative indication in adults as a result of the risk of ischemia and the possibility of a malignant lead point. Computed tomographic (CT) scans can reveal unsuspected intussusception. All CT reports from July 1999 to December 2005 were scanned electronically for letter strings to include the keyword intussusception. Identified CT scans were analyzed to characterize the intussusception and associated findings. Clinical, laboratory, pathological, and… CONTINUE READING

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