Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasound in Determining the Cause of Bilious Vomiting in Neonates

Mehdi Alehossein 1 , 2 , Siamak Abdi 3 , Mohammad Pourgholami 2 , Mohsen Naseri 4 and Payman Salamati 1 , *
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1 Advanced Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Research Center (ADIR), Medical Imaging Center, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Radiology, Bahrami Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Department of Pediatrics, Baharami Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: October 01, 2012, 9 (4); 190-4
  • Published Online: October 30, 2012
  • Article Type: Research ArticlePEDIATRIC IMAGING
  • Received: July 12, 2011
  • Revised: September 4, 2012
  • Accepted: September 8, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.8465

To Cite: Alehossein M, Abdi S, Pourgholami M, Naseri M, Salamati P. Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasound in Determining the Cause of Bilious Vomiting in Neonates, Iran J Radiol. 2012 ; 9(4):190-4. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.8465.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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