Diseases of the Small Bowel

  • D. J. Nolan
Conference paper
Part of the Syllabus book series (SYLLABUS)


Enteroclysis is an excellent barium technique for demonstrating morphological abnormalities in the small intestine. In a review of 1465 patients examined by enteroclysis, a sensitivity of 93.1% and a specificity of 96.9% was obtained for detecting the lesion responsible for the patient’s presenting symptoms [1].


Carcinoid Tumour Terminal Ileum Distal Ileum Stricture Formation Radiological Appearance 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Nolan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyJohn Radcliffe HospitalOxfordUK

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