The value of the small bowel enema to the general surgeon.

  title={The value of the small bowel enema to the general surgeon.},
  author={Nigel Keddie and R Watson-Baker and Manfred Saran},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={69 10},
Lesions of the small bowel are notoriously difficult to diagnose, many only coming to light at laparotomy. At this hospital the small bowel enema has been used for radiology of the small bowel for many years. The procedure is uncomfortable for the patient, as intubation of the proximal small bowel is essential, and for the radiologist it can be very time-consuming. A review of patients referred by the general surgeons over the past 5 years has demonstrated the value of the technique. It has… CONTINUE READING

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