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Barium Peritonitis

  • H. Dittrich
Conference paper

Abstract

A radio-opaque enema with barium sulfate which perforates the colon and flows into the abdominal cavity leads to the death of the patient in 53% of cases. This percentage was found in a total of 83 cases in the literature and 3 patients who where operated upon for the ominous results of this lesion in the Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Erlangen.

Keywords

Barium Sulfate Barium Enema Perforated Appendicitis Colon Disease Rectal Tube 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Dittrich
    • 1
  1. 1.ErlangenGermany

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