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Durand Rachelle,  Francavilla Michael,  Edgar Christopher,  Maya Carolina,  Kaplan Summer

Final Pr. ID: Poster #: SCI-019

Although ultrasound has advantages for bowel assessment in infants, the majority of bowel evaluation still takes place by radiograph. Although radiographic signs of advanced necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) have been well documented, there is poor understanding of gas patterns in less severe NEC or other causes of feeding intolerance. Progressively abnormal appearance of gas patterns in NEC has been described, but it is unclear what role a gastric sump plays. Because a sump decompresses bowel and changes the gas pattern, its role in the progression of abnormal bowel gas patterns warrants attention. Read More

Authors:  Durand Rachelle , Francavilla Michael , Edgar Christopher , Maya Carolina , Kaplan Summer

Keywords:  necrotizing enterocolitis, NEC, bowel

Chern Joshua,  Malik Archana,  Mallon Mea,  Urbine Jaqueline,  Poletto Erica,  Kazmi Faaiza,  Faerber Eric

Final Pr. ID: Poster #: EDU-098

Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) is a potentially fatal disease that is commonly encountered in pediatric hospitals. Early diagnosis is of utmost importance, and thus, radiologists must be aware of the varied imaging findings seen in association with NEC and its complications. Read More

Authors:  Chern Joshua , Malik Archana , Mallon Mea , Urbine Jaqueline , Poletto Erica , Kazmi Faaiza , Faerber Eric

Keywords:  NEC, pneumatosis, pneumoperitoneum