Can the location of the CT whirl sign assist in differentiating sigmoid from caecal volvulus?

AIM To determine whether the location of the computed tomography (CT) whirl sign can be used to help differentiate caecal from sigmoid volvulus. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-one patients (mean age 64.6 years) underwent multidetector CT and had confirmed colonic volvulus. There were 15 patients with caecal volvulus and 16 with sigmoid volvulus. Axial and… CONTINUE READING