Ultrasonography is accurate enough for the diagnosis of intussusception.

For more than 10 years the authors have been using ultrasonography to confirm clinically suspected intussusception without performing a contrast enema. The aim of this study is to review this diagnostic policy. Between 1980 and 1989, 163 children who, on clinical examination and plain abdominal radiographs were suspected of having intussusception, underwent… CONTINUE READING