Chapter 7. Abdominal Emergencies

  1. Adam Brooks1,
  2. Jim Connolly2 and
  3. Otto Chan3
  1. Ali Naraghi and
  2. Otto Chan

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755822.ch7

Ultrasound in Emergency Care

Ultrasound in Emergency Care

How to Cite

Naraghi, A. and Chan, O. (2004) Abdominal Emergencies, in Ultrasound in Emergency Care (eds A. Brooks, J. Connolly and O. Chan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755822.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, USA

  2. 2

    Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

  3. 3

    Royal London Hospital, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917317

Online ISBN: 9780470755822

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Keywords:

  • abdominal emergencies;
  • pleural effusion;
  • liver ultrasound;
  • abdominal collections;
  • hepatic abscess

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pleural effusion

  • Ascites

  • Abdominal collections

  • Liver ultrasound

  • Portal vein thrombosis

  • Budd-Chiari syndrome

  • Ultrasound of the biliary tree

  • Ultrasound in obstructive jaundice

  • Pancreatic ultrasound

  • Renal ultrasound

  • Splenic ultrasound

  • The appendix

  • Aortic aneurysms

  • Summary