Intussusception in Adults: The Role of MDCT in the Identification of the Site and Cause of Obstruction

@inproceedings{Valentini2016IntussusceptionIA,
  title={Intussusception in Adults: The Role of MDCT in the Identification of the Site and Cause of Obstruction},
  author={Viola Valentini and Grazia Loretta Buquicchio and M. Galluzzo and S. Ianniello and G Di Grezia and Rosa Ambrosio and Margherita Trinci and Vittorio Miele},
  booktitle={Gastroenterology research and practice},
  year={2016}
}
Unlike pediatric intussusception, intestinal intussusception is infrequent in adults and it is often secondary to a pathological condition. The growing use of Multi-Detector Computed Tomography (MDCT) in abdominal imaging has increased the number of radiological diagnoses of intussusception, even in transient and nonobstructing cases. MDCT is well suited to… CONTINUE READING