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Closing the loop on internal hernias: CT of complex small bowel obstructions

presented by Dr Michael Hartung

Pre review cases available here

Everlearning Radiology Webinar - Closing the loop on internal hernias_ CT of complex small bowel obs


Join our guest lecturer, Dr Michael Hartung in the next Everlearning Lecture.

We suggest reviewing the cases before watching. They can be accessed here 

Key learning objectives of this lecture:

  • Recognize the imaging "red flags" that indicate a complex small bowel obstruction that cannot be managed conservatively
  • Identify the imaging characteristics of a closed loop obstruction
  • Identify the key risk factors and imaging features of internal hernia
  • Differentiate venous ischemia, arterial ischemia, and hemorrhagic bowel
  • Develop a strategy for reporting equivocal cases where you are unsure of a specific diagnosis
  • Improve the clarity and conciseness of your reports for small bowel obstruction to help patient care and direction of the surgical team
If you are a Radiologist, Radiographer or Sonographer you will receive 1 CPD point for watching this educational webinar, in accordance with the CPD schemes of the RCR and RANZCR. Your CPD certificate will be issued within one month of viewing. Please declare your profession in the form, and check your other details are accurate, to ensure you are issued with the correct certificate.*


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presented by

Dr Michael Hartung

Dr. Michael Hartung is an Assistant Professor of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is an editor at Radiopaedia and founder of the interactive educational website His major interests include educational innovation, complex and uncommon case collection, and particularly radiology reporting, which is reflected in his recently co-authored Radiographics manuscript entitled "How to Create a Great Radiology Report". Before his career in academics, he worked as a general private practice radiologist, which has provided many practical insights for his teachings style. He also serves as a volunteer teleradiolgist for mission hospitals in Kenya (Tenwek) and Peru (Diospi Suyana).


*You must watch the webinar in full to be eligible for CPD points.