Water-Soluble Contrast Medium (Gastrografin) Value in Adhesive Small Intestine Obstruction (Asio): A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled, Clinical Trial

@article{Saverio2008WaterSolubleCM,
  title={Water-Soluble Contrast Medium (Gastrografin) Value in Adhesive Small Intestine Obstruction (Asio): A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled, Clinical Trial},
  author={Salomone Di Saverio and Fausto Catena and Luca Ansaloni and Margherita Gavioli and M. Valentino and Antonio Pinna},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={2293-2304}
}
Patients with adhesive small intestine obstruction (ASIO) are difficult to evaluate and to manage and their treatment is still controversial. The diagnostic and therapeutic role of water-soluble contrast medium (Gastrografin) in ASIO is still debated. This study was designed to determine the therapeutic role of Gastrografin in patients with ASIO. The study was a multicenter, prospective, randomized, controlled investigation. The primary end points were the evaluation of the operative rate… CONTINUE READING