Ultrasound-guided hydrostatic reduction of intussusception with saline: Safe and effective.


Karadag C. A. , Abbasoglu L., Sever N., Kalyoncu M. K. , Yildiz A., Akin M., ...More

Journal of pediatric surgery, vol.50, no.9, pp.1563-5, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.03.046
  • Journal Name: Journal of pediatric surgery
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1563-5
  • Keywords: Intussusception, Hydrostatic reduction, Ultrasound guidance, Saline enema, CHILDHOOD INTUSSUSCEPTION, ENEMA REDUCTION, SONOGRAPHIC GUIDANCE, BARIUM ENEMA, AIR ENEMA, CHILDREN, MANAGEMENT, EXPERIENCE, PRESSURE
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose: The study was undertaken to assess the efficacy of ultrasound-guided saline enema in reducing intussusception and to determine the role of age and duration of symptoms on this event.