Neonatal Resuscitation

Whilst the internet is wonderful if you want to look up some obscure aspect of medicine there are some things you just have to know.  I gave this talk to our local group of registrars and in the spirit of FOAM I have recorded it for wider distribution.

Target Sign

The target sign consists of two approximately concentric circles of fat density to the right of the spine, due to layers of peritoneal fat surrounding and within the intussusceptum alternating with layers of mucosa and muscle. This sign resembles a very faint target, or bull’s eye, or doughnut appearance. This radiograph shows a classic target…