Dr. H. Flageole Department of Surgery McMaster Children’s Hospital October 15, 2008. Pediatric non-traumatic Surgical Emergencies. Objectives. To familiarize the resident with non-traumatic emergencies
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Department of Surgery
McMaster Children’s Hospital
October 15, 2008
Acute appendicitis 28%
SBO (incl. Intussusception) 2.2%
Mesenteric adenitis (operated) 2.2%
Abdominal injuries 1%
Torsion of testis
Pancreatitis < 1%
REDUCTION BY BARIUM / AIR ENEMA
What lesions could act as lead points?
- Normal position of IC valve?
a surgical indication
90% for CT 76% for clinical exam (p<0.0005)
Bettina Siewert et al., Beth Israel Hospital Harvard
Medical School 1/1997
GI Bleeding acute appendicitis?
Foreign Body Ingestion acute appendicitis?