Imaging of the Postsurgical Pediatric Abdomen

  • A. Daneman
Conference paper
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Following any abdominal surgery, changes in the tissues at the site of the incision as well as within the abdominal cavity are to be expected as a normal response to the trauma and changes created by the surgery. These have to be differentiated from those unexpected changes or complications related to the surgery, which usually require medical or further surgical intervention.


Postoperative Ileus Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction Adrenal Carcinoma Ileocolic Intussusception Small Bowel Intussusception 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia, Milano 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Daneman
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  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick ChildrenUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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