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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Point-of-care ultrasound may be useful for detecting pediatric intussusception at an early stage

CharacteristicValue
Age, months, mean ± SD25.5 ± 15.9
Sex, male, n (%)297/575 (51.7%)
Duration of symptoms, hours, mean ± SD9.9 ± 13.2
Door-to-POCUS time, minutes, mean ± SD54.7 ± 74.7
ED length of stay, hours, mean ± SD3.5 ± 3.0
Ileocolic intussusception, n (%)70/575 (12.2%)
 Successful air enema reduction, n (%)68/70 (97.1%)
 Surgical reduction, n (%)2/70 (2.9%)
 Recurrence within 48 h, n (%)12/70 (17.1%)
 Admission, n (%)14/70 (20%)
 Door-to-RADUS time, minutes, mean ± SD72.2 ± 56.7
 ED observation time after reduction, hours, mean ± SD6.9 ± 2.9
  1. SD Standard deviation, POCUS Point-of-care ultrasound, ED Emergency department, RADUS Radiologist-performed ultrasound