Abdominal wall hernias:a cross-sectional pictorial review

Toms, Andoni P, Cash, Charlotte C J, Fernando, Bimbi and Freeman, Alan H (2002) Abdominal wall hernias:a cross-sectional pictorial review. Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI, 23 (2). pp. 143-155. ISSN 0887-2171

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Abstract

The classification of abdominal wall hernias is often made difficult by confusing eponymous and anatomic nomenclature. In this article, we review the anatomy that defines the various types of hernias. The specific cross-sectional radiologic features required to correctly identify each type are then emphasized. The appropriate clinical context and the merits of the various imaging techniques available for the investigation of abdominal wall hernias are also discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: abdominal wall,anatomy, cross-sectional,hernia, ventral,humans,magnetic resonance imaging,tomography, x-ray computed
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2014 13:20
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 23:25
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/50115
DOI: 10.1016/S0887-2171(02)90001-6

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