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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 94-96

An air insufflation device for reduction of intussusception in children


1 Department of Paediatric Surgery, Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
2 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Reju J Thomas
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore - 632 004, Tamilnadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.43794

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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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