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The Acute Abdomen — Abscesses, Hematomas, and Postoperative Collections

  • Francis S. Weill

Abstract

Emergency and postoperative ultrasonography has a reputation for difficulty that is not always unjustified. It is performed on patients who may have a reflex ileus or a bowel distended with gas. Thus intercostal views must be utilized to the maximum in order to examine the upper abdomen reasonably extensively with a small sector scanning probe head.

Keywords

Transverse Section Acute Appendicitis Acute Cholecystitis Acute Abdomen Sagittal Section 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francis S. Weill
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  1. 1.Chaire de RadiodiagnosticRadiologie A Hôpital Jean MinjozBesançonFrance

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