INTUBATION AND VISUALIZATION OF THE DUODENUM WITH THE DUODENAL TUBE

1920 Journal of the American Medical Association  
In 1914, I1 described the technic of visualization of the upper intestinal tract by the conjoint use of the duodenal tube and the roentgen ray for the purpose of studying the course of the entire duodenum and the commencing jejunum. It was emphasized then that by this method displacements and angulation of the duodenum, as the result of periduodenal adhesions, could be detected, which is not always possible by the usual fluoroscopic and roentgen methods. The pro-Fig. 1.-Relative size and weight
more » ... ive size and weight of the metal tips of five duodenal
doi:10.1001/jama.1920.02620490017006 fatcat:ukwkmrlphvaj3nyzy4k3e2kjgm