[Intussusception: diagnosis and treatment with saline enema under ultrasound] Academic Article uri icon


  • Intussusception is the most common abdominal emergency of early childhood. In the past 100 years intussusception has been treated by both surgical and nonsurgical methods. The last few years have brought improved nonsurgical methods of treatment. We present the results of ultrasonic diagnosis, and of treatment by saline enema under ultrasound, in the first 7 infants in our series.

publication date

  • March 1, 1995