Fluroscopic nasojejunal tube insertion

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Intensive care patient with necrotizing pancreatitis. Prior CT guided drainage of a peripancreatic collection. NJ tube insertion requested.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male

The dudoneal C-loop is well demonstrated with the tip of the NJ tube at the D-J junction (Ligament of Treitz).

The pigtail catheter in the upper abdomen is the previously inserted peri-pancreatic collection drainage catheter.

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Case information

rID: 27708
Published: 16th Feb 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included