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Radiology

Chapter

Abstract

  • In order to extract the maximal amount of information from an abdominal plain film, the position of the patient, the number of views needed, and the known sensitivity of this modality for various diagnoses should be considered.

Keywords

Small Bowel Bowel Wall Small Bowel Obstruction Compute Tomography Colonography Contrast Enema 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

This chapter was written by Matthew G. Mutch, Elisa H. Birnbaum, and Christine O. Menias in the first edition of this textbook.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryWake Forest School of MedicineWinston-SalemUSA
  2. 2.Department of Colon and Rectal SurgeryOchsner Clinic-New Orleans ENew OrleansUSA

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