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CT findings with associated high mortality rates were free fluid (50%) and mucosal discontinuity (33%).
The CT scans were interpreted by a radiology registrar, as well as a certified paediatric radiologist proficient in paediatric trauma, and were evaluated for the absence or presence of free fluid, its location and the presence of any visceral injury.
We believe ultrasonographic free fluid in patients with hypotension and the lack of clearly identified CCB poisoning from information received from patients and/or their relatives can guide the physicians in their diagnosis.
A trace amount of simple appearing free fluid was noted.
Mean and standard deviation for the age while frequency and percentages were presented for Gender, Total Leucocyte Count, Free fluid in peritoneal cavity, Perianastomotic abscess and fistula.
The presented patient's axial CT scan made without contrast material due to renal insufficiency showed only significant bilateral kidney enlargement and intraabdominal free fluid.
Instabilities in a free fluid jet can form in a few different ways: the jet can break into drops, it can splash upon impact with a surface, or it can fold and coil, as when a stream of honey lands on a slice of toast.
Antibacterials such as the [beta]-lactams, aminoglycosides and glycopeptides "go where the water goes", meaning that in the acute resuscitation phase of critical illness, these drugs will be preferentially 'dragged' into the interstitial space by extra-vascular movement of free fluid.
The abdominal radiograph was consistent with free fluid in the abdomen, and the chest radiograph revealed cardiomegaly (Fig.
Free fluid on 64-MDCT after blunt abdominal injury in a trauma referral centre in KwaZulu-Natal: A profile of incidence and outcome Damon Surjit Jeetoo, Frederik Buitendag (Department of Radiology, Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Hospitals Complex), Damian Clarke, Thomas Walker (Department of Surgery, Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Hospitals Complex
In asymptomatic patients, the detection of early pathology--be it an ovarian cyst, thickened endometrium, free fluid in the pelvis, or another pathology--will allow the physician to establish an early follow-up plan, improve management, and, in some cases, save lives.
A chest x-ray on October 9, revealed that there was free fluid in the right chest cavity, and the chest tubes that had been inserted were not satisfactorily draining it.