Intussusception: the debate endures
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Our review “Intussusception part 2: an update on the evolution of management” collected information from the literature and showed that “intussusceptions can indeed be safely and successfully managed in one of a number of different ways” . In an editorial on our review, Beasley  also highlighted how intussusception management has changed over the years and commented that “The change from hydrostatic to pneumatic reduction techniques by pediatric radiologists ... have not always been repeated in nonspecialist pediatric centers.” In the above Letter to the Editor, the authors note that Beasley did “not mention at all in his discussion anything about hydrostatic or air reduction guided by US (sonography).” They have interpreted Beasley’s comments to indicate that he was recommending that “changing barium enema to air enema under fluoroscopic control would be desirable.” Furthermore, they state that there is enough evidence to support sonography as an excellent guidance method...
KeywordsIntussusception Fluoroscopic Guidance Pediatric Radiologist Pediatric Hospital Sonographic Guidance
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