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Ileocolic Intussusception
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Patel Dhruv,  Loewen Jonathan,  Richer Edward

Final Pr. ID: Paper #: 098

Ileocolic intussusception is a common cause of intestinal obstruction in young children. Most patients undergo image-guided enema reduction followed by a surgical reduction in enema fails. Many factors associated with decreased enema success have been described in the literature, although a concise scoring system to identify patients who are at risk for surgical intervention and complications does not exist. The goal of this project was to develop a scoring system to identify patients who are at increased risk for enema failure and surgical complications. Read More

Authors:  Patel Dhruv , Loewen Jonathan , Richer Edward

Keywords:  Ileocolic Intussusception, Image guided therapeutic enema