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Nuclear tests

  • G. Sciarretta
  • A. Furno

Abstract

The small bowel is difficult to explore by invasive techniques because of its anatomical position and loop conformation; therefore, a noninvasive imaging examination like scintigraphy may be particularly useful.

Keywords

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Small Bowel Nuclear Test Ectopic Gastric Mucosa Loop Conformation 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia, Milano 1998

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  • G. Sciarretta
  • A. Furno

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