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Abdominal ct scan with oral contrast. what will this show?

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Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
Radiology 22 years experience
Bowel: Oral contrast will help in evaluating the bowel.
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Several things: Can be seen on ct scan. The oral contrast helps deliniate some of the intestinal findings. Other organs are also seen such as liver, pancreas, gallbladder, aorta, lymph nodes, kidneys, urinary bladder, uterus or prostate, vertebral column, etc. Some structures are seen better than others.
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