CT findings after uncomplicated percutaneous gastrostomy.

  title={CT findings after uncomplicated percutaneous gastrostomy.},
  author={Myron Wojtowycz and Jir{\^o} Arata and Tim Micklos and Franklin J. Miller},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={151 2},
CT scans of the upper abdomen were obtained 1 hr to 9 days after percutaneous placement of feeding gastrostomy in 18 patients in order to establish a range of normal postprocedural findings. A majority of patients (56%) had pneumoperitoneum. Additional findings included abdominal wall hematomas in six patients (33%) and gastric hematomas in three patients (17%). Except for one case of mild ascites in an individual with large hepatic metastases, no abdominal fluid collections were discovered… CONTINUE READING
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