Pneumatic reduction of intussusception in children.

The use of an air enema in the diagnosis and reduction of intussusception, using a simple home-made device, was prospectively studied in 36 children with the tentative diagnosis of intussusception. Plain abdominal films were inconclusive in 19 patients (53%). Using an air enema, the diagnosis of intussusception was easily reached or excluded in all… CONTINUE READING