Complications of Abdominal Surgery (Abdominal, Urologic and Gynecologic Emergencies)

Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


CT has become the standard reference technique for the diagnosis of most common complications following abdominal, urologic, or gynecologic surgery. An adapted CT technique and knowledge of normal postoperative anatomy are essential for accurate interpretation of CT scans. The main complications following abdominal, urologic, or gynecologic surgery include peritonitis, abscesses, hemorrhage, small-bowel obstruction, abdominal wall wound or hematoma, and anastomotic leaks.


Incisional Hernia Fluid Collection Partial Nephrectomy Early Postoperative Period Rectus Sheath Hematoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologySaint Joseph HospitalParisFrance
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyGroupe Hospitalier Paris Saint JosephParis Cedex 14France

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