duodenal sweep

A term used by both radiologists and endoscopists for the 1st and 2nd segments of the duodenum as it sweeps superiorly and posteriorly past the gastric antrum

duodenal 'sweep'

GI disease A term used by both radiologists and endoscopists, for the 1st and 2nd segments of the duodenum as it sweeps superiorly and posteriorly past the gastric antrum
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Intra-operative findings that raise suspicion for the presence of a duodenal injury include crepitus along the duodenal sweep, bile staining of para-duodenal tissues, documented bile leak, presence of a right-sided retro-peritoneal or para-renal hematoma.