Dr. Meera Kotagal joins us again to discuss evaluation and management of patients with suspected intussusception, involving use of air enema, timing of surgical consult and role of early discharge after reduction.
Source Articles for Pathway:
Navarro OM, et al. Intussusception: the use of delayed, repeated reduction attempts and the management of intussusceptions due to pathologic lead points in pediatric patients. Am J Roentgenol 2004;182:1169-1176.
Sujka JA, et al. Emergency department discharge following successful radiologic reduction of ileocolic intussusception in children: A protocol based prospective observational study. J Pediatr Surg 2018; epub ahead of print.