Small Bowel Obstruction and Ischemia

Matthew Diamond, John Lee, Christina A LeBedis
Radiologic Clinics of North America 2019, 57 (4): 689-703
Imaging evaluation of small bowel obstruction (SBO) is essential for determining the appropriate clinical treatment for a patient. The current recommendations for the evaluation of SBO, including protocols, are reviewed. A method for evaluating SBO including the criteria for diagnosis, finding the transition point, determining the cause, and identifying the presence of ischemia is discussed.

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