Ultrasound-guided reduction of intussusception: a safe and effective method performed by pediatric surgeons

@article{Gfrrer2016UltrasoundguidedRO,
  title={Ultrasound-guided reduction of intussusception: a safe and effective method performed by pediatric surgeons},
  author={Stefan G. Gfr{\"o}rer and Henning Cornelius Fiegel and Udo Rolle},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2016},
  volume={32},
  pages={679-682}
}
Ultrasound has developed as the method of choice for diagnosing intussusception. Ultrasound-guided enema reduction is the standard method for treating intussusception. This retrospective study evaluates the efficacy and safety of ultrasound in diagnosis and treatment of intussusception performed solely by pediatric surgeons. Charts were studied of all patients who were treatedfor intussusception in our unit from 2013 to 2015. Primary outcome measure was the completeness of reduction, and… CONTINUE READING
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