Emergency Abdominal Sonography
Sonography is a non-invasive and readily available technique which can be rapidly performed even at the bedside with a portable unit. It has become a routine procedure for diagnostic imaging of a large number of abdominal diseases, so that a tendency has developed for both radiologists and clinicians to also use it in the evaluation of the acutely ill patient with abdominal symptoms.
KeywordsAcute Pancreatitis Acute Cholecystitis Biliary Obstruction Common Bile Duct Stone Bile Duct Stone
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