Ultrasonography (US) in the assessment of pediatric non traumatic gastrointestinal emergencies

@inproceedings{Fonio2013UltrasonographyI,
  title={Ultrasonography (US) in the assessment of pediatric non traumatic gastrointestinal emergencies},
  author={Paolo Fonio and Francesco Coppolino and Anna Rita Russo and Alfredo D’Andrea and Antonella Giannattasio and Alfonso Reginelli and Roberto Grassi and Eugenio Annibale Genovese},
  booktitle={Critical Ultrasound Journal},
  year={2013}
}
BackgroundNon traumatic gastrointestinal emergencies in the children and neonatal patient is a dilemma for the radiologist in the emergencies room and they presenting characteristics ultrasound features on the longitudinal and axial axis. The most frequent emergencies are : appendicitis, intussusceptions, hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, volvulus due to intestinal malrotation. The aim of this article is to familiarize the reader with the US features.MethodsA retrospective analysis of 200… CONTINUE READING
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