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Improved Equation of Perlas et al for Estimating Gastric Volume from Ultrasound Measurements

Purpose:

To estimate the gastric volume of an adult based on gastric ultrasound and an improved equation of Perlas et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

imaging studies, other testing

ICD-10:

K21, K25, K29, K30, K31

Description:

Perlas et al developed an improved equation for estimating gastric volume based on gastric ultrasound measurements. The authors are from the University of Toronto and Toronto Western Hospital.

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