+ Site Statistics
References:
54,258,434
Abstracts:
29,560,870
PMIDs:
28,072,757
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Jacuzzi jet-induced pneumoperitoneum



Jacuzzi jet-induced pneumoperitoneum



Emergency Radiology 10(5): 259-261



Pneumoperitoneum outside the setting of recent surgical intervention usually indicates perforation of the gastrointestinal tract. Following radiologic evidence of pneumoperitoneum, surgical exploration of the abdomen may be indicated depending on the nature of the patient's presentation. We present the radiological findings of a healthy young woman who presented with acute onset of abdominal pain and was found to have extensive pneumoperitoneum. No visceral disruption was evident by multidetector CT or by single-contrast barium fluoroscopic evaluation of the upper gastrointestinal tract. Knowledge of benign causes of pneumoperitoneum by the radiologist may avert an unnecessary laparotomy.

Please choose payment method:






(PDF emailed within 0-6 h: $19.90)

Accession: 049428185

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 15290473

DOI: 10.1007/s10140-004-0330-y


Related references

Pneumoperitoneum following Jacuzzi usage. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 82(5): 350-351, 2000

Pneumoperitoneum after jacuzzi bathing -- an unusual cause for the development of intraperitoneal free air. Magyar Sebeszet 66(2): 62-66, 2013

Role of CO(2) pneumoperitoneum-induced acidosis in CO(2) pneumoperitoneum-enhanced adhesion formation in mice. Fertility and Sterility 81(3): 708-711, 2004

Off the beach and into the jacuzzi. Economist, UK 300(7462): 70-71, 1986

Hospitals take on a new design. Where's the jacuzzi?. Healthcare Executive 1(7): 33-35, 1986

"Jacuzzi lung": an example of pulmonary hypersensitivity. Revue Medicale Suisse 8(345): 1293-1294, 2012

Jacuzzi-immersion for obstetric analgesia. Harefuah 123(12): 522-3, 571, 1992

Jacuzzi for the improvement of psychogeriatric care. Krankenpflege. Soins Infirmiers 89(10): 26-26, 1996

Epistaxis after prolonged water immersion in a hot Jacuzzi. Postgraduate Medical Journal 65(770): 958-958, 1989

Use of hot tub or jacuzzi during pregnancy and the risk of spontaneous abortion. American Journal of Epidemiology 153(11 Supplement): S160, June 1, 2001

Improving psychogeriatric care. Appreciated and helpful: the jacuzzi. Krankenpflege. Soins Infirmiers 89(12): 67-67, 1996

A 37-year-old woman found dead in a Jacuzzi: A case report. Medico-Legal Journal 84(3): 159-161, 2016

Education: promoting the Jacuzzi model. Interview by Charlotte Alderman. Nursing Standard 1987) 6(47): 18-19, 1992

The impact of different pressure of CO2 pneumoperitoneum and ischemic preconditioning on kidney injury in a rat model of CO2 pneumoperitoneum. Fudan Xuebao (Yixueban) 34(3): 351-354,363, 2007

Studies on effectiveness of pneumoperitoneum; effect of pneumoperitoneum on certain factors of the functional state of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems. Przeglad Lekarski 10(7): 214-218, 1954