Intussusception. Issues and controversies related to diagnosis and reduction.

  title={Intussusception. Issues and controversies related to diagnosis and reduction.},
  author={Alan Daneman and Douglas J. Alton},
  journal={Radiologic clinics of North America},
  volume={34 4},
Diagnosis and management of intussusception remain controversial. The authors discuss the evolution of changes and advances in practice and procedures. They advocate sonographic diagnosis and air enema reduction; the abdominal radiograph is reserved for children with clinical evidence of peritonitis and suspected perforation, if clinical findings are unusual, or if the sonographic examination is equivocal. 

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