At Sydney Children's Hospital we only use air enemas. The last Failure =
was a late pesenter who had necrotic bowel at laparotomy. Fluoroscopy is =
always used. I can't imagine how anyone could be so certain clinically =
of cure that they did not need it. As for the last 2 innovations they are=
unheard of at our institution.
> I am giving a lecture this weekend on Peds Abd Pain and have some quest=
> for the group:
> 1. Intussusception - any centers out there consistently using air enema=
> instead of barium? Any places not using fluoro to check for reduction?=
> Just clinically?? China has thousands of patients done using air enema=
> with reportedly great results. I see it written up in the literature,
> appears a lot better but haven't found any hospitals here using it
> 2. Appy's - any places consistently doing laprascopic appy's on kids?? =
> centers are getting good results.
> 3. Pyloric stenosis - in Japan, they use IV and then oral atropine. =
> surgery. They wait for the "spasm" of the stenosis to pass. Takes a cou=
> of weeks. Any body seen it done in the U.S.???
> Also, I've heard of a great one week Peds EM conference given at CHOP
> supposedly in the fall. Some our Peds/EM residents thought it might =
> good. Any body know about it??
> Just curious,
> Maureen McCollough
> OliveView-UCLA Medical Center
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