A Nine Case Series of Ultrasound-Guided Hydrostatic Reduction of Intussusception by Saline Enema


  • Sornsupha Limchareon Division of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Burapha University
  • Adisorn Boonyarit Department of Radiology, Phyathai-Sriracha Hospital




Non-surgical reduction of the intussusception is the first line treatment in children with intussusception. Among various radiological reduction techniques, barium enema reduction of the intussusception under fluoroscopy has been widely used in Thailand while pneumatic reduction under fluoroscopy has become popular in teaching hospitals. To our knowledge, ultrasound-guided hydrostatic reduction of the intussusception by saline enema (UGHSE) has never been used in Thailand. We reported 9 cases using UGHSE with 100% success rate without complication.


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Limchareon S, Boonyarit A. A Nine Case Series of Ultrasound-Guided Hydrostatic Reduction of Intussusception by Saline Enema. ASEAN J Radiol [Internet]. 2013 Apr. 29 [cited 2024 Jun. 13];19(1):61-7. Available from: https://asean-journal-radiology.org/index.php/ajr/article/view/23



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