What are the limitations of X-ray imaging in the workup of small-bowel obstruction (SBO)?

Updated: Apr 28, 2017
  • Author: Mityanand Ramnarine, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Steven C Dronen, MD, FAAEM  more...
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X-ray imaging is further limited by the decreased ability to visualize the transition point or grade the degree of bowel obstruction.

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