Intussusception: trends in clinical presentation and management.

  title={Intussusception: trends in clinical presentation and management.},
  author={Frances A. Justice and Alex W. Auldist and Julie E Bines},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  volume={21 5},
BACKGROUND The association of a rotavirus vaccine and intussusception has renewed interest in understanding the incidence, clinical presentation and outcome of intussusception. METHODS A retrospective chart review of all patients diagnosed with intussusception at Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne over a 6.5-year period (1 January 1995-30 June 2001) was conducted using patients identified by a medical record database (ICD-9-CM code 560.0 1993-1997; ICD-10-CM code 56.1 1998-2001). Patient… CONTINUE READING


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