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Contrast studies of the gastrointestinal tract in the neonate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1345497     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The approach to imaging the gastrointestinal tract in neonates, including both the method of examination and the choice of contrast media, is specialized and requires close cooperation between the pediatric surgeon and the pediatric radiologist experienced in the evaluation and care of these children. Although the physical examination and the plain radiographic findings are occasionally sufficient to make a specific diagnosis, contrast studies are also frequently required. The use of the plain radiographs in planning the approach to further imaging and the selection of the appropriate contrast media for a variety of common situations are discussed.
J M Zerin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in pediatric surgery     Volume:  1     ISSN:  1055-8586     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1992 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-09-01     Completed Date:  1994-09-01     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9216162     Medline TA:  Semin Pediatr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  284-95     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor 48109-0252.
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MeSH Terms
Barium Sulfate / diagnostic use
Contrast Media*
Digestive System / radiography
Esophageal Diseases / radiography*
Gastrointestinal Diseases / radiography*
Infant, Newborn
Osmolar Concentration
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media; 7727-43-7/Barium Sulfate

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