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An air insufflation device for reduction of intussusception in children

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Author(s): Thomas Reju | Rakhesh Syam

Journal: Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
ISSN 0971-9261

Volume: 13;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 94;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: Air enema | child | intussusception | pneumatic reduction

ABSTRACT
The authors have developed a portable device for insufflation of air reliably at pressures accepted as safe for effective reduction of intussusception in children under fluoroscopic guidance. The results of reduction with the device were equal to those by saline enema reduction under ultrasound guidance.
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