Gastrointestinal Imaging

  • Samantha HuqEmail author
  • Marco Molina
  • Charan K. Singh
Part of the Clinical Gastroenterology book series (CG)


Interventional radiology (IR) plays a key role in diagnosing and providing therapy to a wide range of gastrointestinal pathology. Different imaging modalities including radiographs, ultrasound, computed tomography, and nuclear medicine scans are utilized to evaluate for the clinical concern in question and use the imaging to guide various interventional techniques.


Acute cholecystitis Cholecystostomy Biliary tree GI bleeding Abscess HIDA scan 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineFarmingtonUSA
  2. 2.University of Connecticut Health CenterFarmingtonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Interventional RadiologyUniversity of Connecticut Health CenterFarmingtonUSA

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