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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Wieder, HA; Feussner, H; Rummeny, EJ; Gaa, J 
Title:
[Radiological diagnostics for iatrogenic retained foreign bodies after surgery] 
Abstract:
Retention of surgical sponges is rare. They cause either an aseptic reaction without significant symptoms or an exudative reaction which results in early but non-specific symptoms. Even if there are no studies which compare the diagnostic accuracy of the different imaging modalities, CT seems to be the most promising tool to diagnose foreign bodies. However, apart from radio-paque markers there are no specific signs for the existence of surgical sponges in CT. Therefore, an experienced radiologi...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Chirurg 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
78 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
22-7 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0009-4722 
TUM Institution:
ntgendiagnostik; Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik