Chapter 6. The Lower Gastrointestinal Tract

  1. David C. Howlett MRCP, FRCR and
  2. Brian Ayers MD, FRCR

Published Online: 1 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753019.ch6

The Hands-on Guide to Imaging

The Hands-on Guide to Imaging

How to Cite

Howlett, D. C. and Ayers, B. (eds) (2008) The Lower Gastrointestinal Tract, in The Hands-on Guide to Imaging, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753019.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405115513

Online ISBN: 9780470753019

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Keywords:

  • gastrointestinal tract;
  • appendicitis;
  • imaging;
  • endoscopy;
  • inflammatory disease

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Imaging strategy

  • US

  • CT

  • Contrast enema

  • MR

  • NM

  • Appendicitis

  • AXR

  • US

  • CT

  • Barium studies

  • Colonic obstruction

  • AXR

  • CXR

  • Contrast enema

  • CT

  • Pseudo-obstruction

  • Diverticular disease of the colon

  • Diverticulitis

  • Fistula formation

  • Haemorrhage

  • Colorectal carcinoma

  • Polyp detection

  • Adenocarcinoma

  • Local complications of colorectal carcinoma

  • Follow-up of treated colorectal cancer

  • Abdominal sepsis

  • Intraperitoneal abscess

  • Subphrenic abscess

  • Psoas abscess

  • Colitis

  • Ulcerative colitis

  • Crohn's colitis

  • Ischaemic colitis

  • Caecal volvulus

  • AXR

  • Sigmoid volvulus

  • AXR