The use of water-soluble contrast in evaluating clinically equivocal small bowel obstruction.

@article{Blackmon2000TheUO,
  title={The use of water-soluble contrast in evaluating clinically equivocal small bowel obstruction.},
  author={Shanda Haley Blackmon and C. Lucius and Jason P. Wilson and Titus Duncan and Richard A. Wilson and Elizabeth Mary Mason and Bruce Ramshaw},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={2000},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={238-42; discussion 242-4}
}
This study seeks to determine whether a 6-hour abdominal radiograph after oral Gastrografin is a reliable indicator for nonoperative treatment in patients with a clinically equivocal small bowel obstruction. We collected retrospective data from medical records. Patients who received a Gastrografin transit time (GGTT) study between January 1995 and September 1998 were included in the study. Patients who did not appear to be obvious operative candidates, but had signs of intestinal obstruction… CONTINUE READING

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