abdominal patient

abdominal patient

A popular term for any patient with chronic abdominal pain that remains unexplained after an extensive workup.
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With an emphasis on the differential diagnosis of morphologic findings and their interpretation within the clinical context, as well as discriminating between normal and abnormal findings, they address imaging strategies and techniques for thoracic and abdominal patients, both adult and pediatric, and differential diagnoses and potential complications, with radiographs and computed tomography (CT) scans throughout.
2%) of the abdominal patients required readmission within 6 weeks of surgery compared with 31 (2.