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What are the tests for volvulus?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Radiologic

Simple abdominal xrays may be helpful.
Oftentimes a contrast study such as upper GI or lower GI is necessary.

In brief: Radiologic

Simple abdominal xrays may be helpful.
Oftentimes a contrast study such as upper GI or lower GI is necessary.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Xray or CT

Either of the above will detect a volvulus and based on the findings, appropriate therapy will be initiated.
Most common types are sigmoid and cecal.

In brief: Xray or CT

Either of the above will detect a volvulus and based on the findings, appropriate therapy will be initiated.
Most common types are sigmoid and cecal.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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