Published in Hospital Law Weekly, March 11th, 2010
"Its recognition is of capital importance, being most of its causes potentially lethal. Surgical treatment is also mandatory when signs of complication are found. The whirl sign is usually found associated to midgut, cecal and sigmoid volvulus, small-bowel volvulus and closed-loop obstructions, and post-surgical mesenteric windows (including retroanastomotic hernias). CT is an optimal imaging technique to depict the...
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