CT in the preoperative diagnosis of fish bone perforation of the gastrointestinal tract.

@article{Goh2006CTIT,
  title={CT in the preoperative diagnosis of fish bone perforation of the gastrointestinal tract.},
  author={Brian Kim-Poh Goh and Y M Tan and Shueh-En Lin and Pierce Kah-Hoe Chow and Foong-Koon Cheah and London Lucien Peng-Jin Ooi and W. Douglas Wong},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2006},
  volume={187 3},
  pages={710-4}
}
OBJECTIVE Foreign body perforation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract has diverse clinical manifestations, and the correct preoperative diagnosis is seldom made. We report our experience with the use of CT in the preoperative diagnosis of fish bone perforation of the GI tract in seven patients. To our knowledge, this series is the largest to date addressing the role of CT in the diagnosis of fish bone perforation. CONCLUSION Clinical presentation and radiography are unreliable in the… CONTINUE READING
60 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 60 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…