Pelvic silicone prosthesis for prevention of radiation enteritis: US and CT features

B. D. Nguyen, U. M. Hamper

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Abstract

A patient with a pelvic silicone prosthesis is presented. The sonographic and computed tomographic features in such patients can be confusing and incorrectly interpreted unless the radiologist knows that the prosthesis had been inserted as a radioprotective device.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)175-177
Number of pages3
JournalAbdominal Imaging
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 4 1997

Keywords

  • Intestine, radiation effects
  • Pelvic organs, US
  • Pelvis, CT
  • Radiation protection, instrumentation
  • Silicones

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology
  • Urology

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